Dr. Jeffrey Dean Thacker, passed away on October 23, 2023, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He was born on August 19, 1959, in Queens, New York. Dr. Thacker's dedication to his profession and his kind-hearted demeanor will be remembered by all those whose lives he touched.
Dr. Thacker pursued his education with great determination and passion, earning a Medical Degree that laid the foundation for his successful career in medicine. Throughout his life, he exhibited a remarkable intelligence, which served him well in his endeavors as a physician.
Beyond his professional accomplishments, Jeffrey Dean Thacker will be fondly remembered for his kind spirit and genuine warmth. His infectious smile and positive attitude brightened the lives of those around him. Dr. Thacker's presence had a calming effect on both patients and colleagues alike.
Outside of work, Dr. Thacker cherished spending time with loved ones and creating special memories with them. Phillip Masusock, his partner, shared many beautiful moments with him throughout their journey together. He also held a strong bond with Kimberley Thacker, his beloved sister.
Dr. Jeffrey Dean Thacker's legacy will live on through the countless lives he impacted and touched throughout the years. He leaves behind cherished memories of a compassionate physician who dedicated himself to improving the health and well-being of others.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in loving memory of Jeffrey D. Thacker in support of the SKCC Patient Assistance Fund at Jefferson Health. Donations can be made online by clicking here. You may also visit giving.jefferson.edu and select “other” for the designation and write in “SKCC Patient Assistance” in the notes. Please click “select tribute” to acknowledge your gift is in memory of Jeffrey D. Thacker. Donations sent via check may be made payable to Jefferson, please note “In memory of Jeffrey D. Thacker” in the memo line and mail to: Office of Institutional Advancement, 125 South 9th Street, Suite 600, Philadelphia, PA 19107