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Robert S. Conroy ’70

Published in June 8, 2005, issue

Robert "Sandy" Saunders Conroy died Oct. 23, 2004, of a heart attack while playing in a tennis tournament at New Orleans [La.] City Park.

He was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Mr. and Mrs. Robert J. Conroy and lived in Metairie, a suburb of New Orleans. He graduated from Metairie Park Country Day School and from Princeton, where he majored in architecture. He was active in inter-club sports and the Hi-Fi Agency, and was a member of Tower Club. He roomed with J. Douglas Pinney his senior year in Lockhart Hall.

Sandy was a consultant in historic rehabilitation and consulted on projects ranging from redevelopment of Federal Fibre Mills, Woodward Wight apartments, and the expansion of the New Orleans International Airport. He also was president of the board of City Park's tennis club.

He was formerly married to Dr. Nancy Mellon. He is survived by a son, Robert Saunders Jr., and a daughter, Shannon M., two brothers, a sister, and a stepbrother, to whom the class extends its sympathy.

The Class of 1970

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