Bob graduated from Wilmington Friends School and followed his father Lewis 1918 to Princeton, where he majored in biology, joined Charter, and was in the Student Christian Association and the Pre-Med Society. He roomed with Dave Boyer, John Scully, and Cecil North.

In 1956, Bob earned a medical degree from Johns Hopkins and then interned at Yale, going on to residency at Peter Bent Brigham Hospital and a fellowship in nephrology there. He served in Germany in 1961 at the U.S. Air Force Hospital. From 1963 to 1980 he was head of the nephrology section of Wilmington Medical Center. In 1980, he was appointed chair of the Department of Medicine at Christiana Medical Systems and clinical professor at Jefferson Medical College.

Bob died Sept. 2, 2022. He is survived by his children C. Barr ’83 and Ian, to whom the class offers its best, with kudos for their father’s distinctions in medicine and thanks for his military service.

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Undergraduate Class of 1952