A music educator and professional musician for over 65 years throughout the Inland Empire, Orange and San Diego Counties as well as for the DOD Military Dependents’ schools in Japan and Izmir Turkey, Bob was dedicated toward helping his students strive to be the very best they could be. His longest public-school tenure included Tustin and Corona/Norco Unified School Districts. Bob’s varied career included choir director, over 30 years at the UCC church, Corona; teaching fellowship USIU school of Performing Arts, Pt. Loma; winner San Francisco Opera auditions; contract offer with San Paulo, Brazil Opera Company. He performed professionally with the San Diego, Los Angeles Opera companies; the Riverside Little Opera Company; the Orange County Master Chorale. Music was his life’s work, but his family was foremost. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, a daughter, son, four grandchildren, a great grandson, nieces, a nephew and a brother.