Bob passed away on Sept. 21, 2011.
Born in the Philadelphia suburb of Elkins Park, PA, he had a 21 year career as a naval officer with combat service in the Korean War, and also spent several years based in Hawaii where he met and married his wife.
After retirement from the Navy in 1963, he returned to the world of academia.
After earning his Masters of Business Administration degree, he worked in the College of Business as an Undergraduate Advisor in the Dean’s Office and as an Accounting instructor.
Bob was a faithful Wednesday morning HBEP volunteer for 20 years, a milestone which speaks to his great love of and service to the Bay.
Bob was also a great cook and baker, fulfilling requests for his most popular dishes, in addition to bread and Stollen, a German Christmas bread.
He always made sure to bring baked goodies for HBEP staff and fellow volunteers.
He also volunteered teaching “Fishy Facts” to visiting kindergarten classes at Sea Life Park for 15 years.
He is survived by his wife of nearly 57 years, Robbie, daughter Katherine Fujimori (Randy) of Moloka’i, and two granddaughters, Puakaliloa Fujimori and Kaha’owai’olu Fujimori both currently in college and residing in Las Vegas, NV.