Dr. George L. Robb, October 19, 2009
Dr. George L. Robb, 74, died unexpectedly from cardiac arrest on October 19, 2009. A beloved pediatrician for 37 years, Dr. Robb graduated from Mt. Hermon in 1953, Harvard in 1957, and Harvard Medical School in 1961. After an internship at Children’s Hospital in Boston, he served as Captain in the U.S. Army at Fort Bragg from 1962 – 1964. He then settled in Westwood and began his pediatric practice in Dedham.
George was passionate about sailing and spent many vacations cruising with his family. He also loved music and sang in the Harvard Glee Club, Dedham Choral Society and the Chatham Chorale. He played piano, guitar, ukulele, bagpipes and the banjo.
George leaves behind his beloved wife Audrey of 52 years; his children, Catherine Jacobson, Margaret Bartlett, and George Robb Jr.; his sister, Meg Brown; his son-in-law Michael Jacobson; four grandchildren, two nieces and one great-niece.
A memorial service will be held Saturday, October 31 at 1 pm at the Federated Church of Orleans, 162 Main Street, East Orleans, MA, 02643. All are welcome. In lieu of flowers, donations to the Cape Cod Hospital, the Chatham Chorale, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated.