Bob passed away May 27, 2021, after an extended illness at his home in Lebanon, N.J., surrounded by his family.  

At Princeton Bob took his meals at Elm, played in the band, majored in economics, and roomed with Alan Schwartz, Brent Farmer, and Ralph Read. After a successful career in international banking, working largely with American Express and rising to become executive vice president of American Express Bank Ltd., Bob spent the last decades of his life in service to God in local churches and communities and on mission trips. His daughter Heather, a nationally ranked equestrian dressage expert, continues to manage “Flying Change Farm,” which they started together. 

Bob is survived by his wife, Phyllis; daughter Heather; son Robert Mason Jr.; and granddaughter Lydia Mason. A celebration of his life was held June 1, 2021, and information is available from his family. Condolences have been sent to his survivors, along with our best wishes.

Undergraduate Class of 1965