• H.M. Patterson & Son-Spring Hill Chapel
    Atlanta, GA
In partnership with the Dignity Memorial® network
Dr. Robert Dehaan 1930 - 2013
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Thursday, January 02, 2014
Cathy and I extend our condolences to Bob's family. Bob was a friend and mentor to me. I joined him as a postdoc in his lab in 1973 and left for my first faculty position in 1976. He taught me the techniques I would use in my research, but more importantly, how to work with others and become a respected scientist. I am thankful for his guidance.
Monday, November 25, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Monday, November 25, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Friday, November 22, 2013
When APPLE Corps was around working with Atlanta Public Schools, Bob's work with schools and science projects was part of our landscape and grassroots philosophy. It was a pleasure to collaborate with him.

And these past couple of years he was a welcome passerby at my bus stop for some words and family updates. He shall be missed by lots of us who came in contact with him over the years.
MaryAnne Gaunt
Tuesday, November 12, 2013
May the family be comforted by Psalms 102:17.
Sunday, November 10, 2013
It is hard to imagine that Bob is gone. I spent a lot of time with him when we organized a conference on Education for Innovation, and published the proceedings as a book. We spent hours every week meeting at coffee shops, discussing, debating, arguing and exploring. I really learnt a lot from him - he was ever so gentlemanly, always curious, and knew how to get the impossible done. Above all, he was the height of humanity and decency, and even when angry (which was rare), he knew how to conduct himself with finesse. After attending Bob's memorial today, I feel a deep sense of void - it is real that he is gone. But Bob you have many of us, and you will always remain in our memories. Thank you, Bob, and farewell. - Venkat
Saturday, November 09, 2013
I have fond memories of working with Dr. DeHaan as he implemented ESEP in the Atlanta Public Elementary Schools. His dedication to improving science pedagogy in the elementary schools and his passion for kindling a love of science in the children made our relationship a joy. My sincerest condolences to his family.
Joan Zion, Retired Assistant Superintendent for Elementary Education, Atlanta Public Schools.
Thursday, November 07, 2013
my deepest condolences to the family, may you gain strength from God.
Thursday, November 07, 2013
As the days and weeks pass, and as you return to life's routine, may you continue to feel comforted by the love and support of family and friends.
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
Please accept my condolences regarding the passing of Robert DeHaan. He clearly had an interest in educating others. May all those who loved and cared for him have hope toward God, as you deal with your loss. Act 24:15
Wednesday, November 06, 2013
There have been many kind words said about " Robert". May you all continue to speak of such things and encourage and build up one another during this difficult time.
Tuesday, November 05, 2013
My sincere thoughts and prayers are with the family.
Monday, November 04, 2013
My heartfelt sympathy to the family of Dr. DeHaan. I had the opportunity to work with Dr. DeHaan on the ESEP project as a Georgia DOE partner. I evidenced sincere passion in all of Dr. DeHaan's work. He impacted so many lives and I am so thankful that his legacy and his enduring contribution will continue through infinity. Barbara Smith, Ph.D.
Monday, November 04, 2013
I am sorry to hear of your loss and may the Almighty God grant the family peace and comfort during these difficult days. 1 Thess. 5:11
Monday, November 04, 2013
Marianne,

We are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. As you know, he was a trusted mentor, colleague and friend. He was a remarkable scientist and educator, and will be sorely missed.

Our heartfelt condolences, Barry and Judi Shur
Monday, November 04, 2013
Sincere condolences to family and many friends to have known a very interesting person. John 17:3 Ecc 9:5.
Monday, November 04, 2013
Our sympathy. John 11:11,43,44 offers hope.

Beth
Lee
Atlanta
Monday, November 04, 2013
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Monday, November 04, 2013
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. May the God of comfort be with you at this time.
Monday, November 04, 2013
My condolences to the family. What an important legacy Mr. DeHaan left! God promises to reside with those crushed in heart and spirit and to revive them (Isaiah 57:15). May you experience God's love and support at this difficult time.
Monday, November 04, 2013
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
Friday, November 01, 2013
I extend my condolences to Marianne and Quinn and all Bob's family for the loss of this great, dear man. We always think of him in his role as a "soccer dad" to Quinn, always there to cheer him on, as well as being a great friend and scientist. His was a life truly well lived.
Friday, November 01, 2013
Such very sad news. He was a truly lovely, special guy. Quinn, Steve and I are holding you and your family in our thoughts.
Friday, November 01, 2013
Sad to see an Emory Brother go....I had only few inter actions with him but those times he was such a mentor. All advice gets us where we are today. Thanks Bob.....Kevin Cleveland
Thursday, October 31, 2013
I was sorry to learn that Bob had left this world. I loved his courtly manner and kind nature. It was a privilege to be his student and one of his doctors.
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