Bob died Oct. 9, 2021, in Houston. Born in Brooklyn, he attended nearby Poly Prep before earning a degree in chemical engineering and an MBA from New York University in 1960. At Princeton Bob roomed with Al Cruikshank and Harvey Jensen, Bill Hegarty ’47, and Jim Pirman ’49. He was a member of Quadrangle Club and played on the varsity soccer team.

After Princeton Bob worked for the Borden Co. until 1950, when he was drafted into the Army. He served for three years as a second lieutenant in the Army Signal Corps, stationed in Korea until the war’s end. Thereafter, Bob enjoyed a long career with the M.W. Kellogg Co., an international contract engineering firm. It took his family to London, Toronto, and finally to Houston, where they remained. After leaving Kellogg in 1985, Bob worked for Dresser Industries, retiring in 1993.

Bob was predeceased by his wife of 66 years, Nancy Purtell Edwards. Bob and Nancy met in June 1948 on Shelter Island, N.Y., where their respective parents had rented adjacent summer homes. He is survived by children Gordon “Win,” Sharon, and Susan E. Bopp; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. The Class of  ’48 extends its sympathies.

Undergraduate Class of 1948