August 9, 1917 - April 18, 2013
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Brentwood, CA. Robert passed at age 95, from natural causes. He transitioned peacefully, surrounded by the love of his family and friends.
Born and raised in France, he received a MBA from Harvard in 1941. He served in WWII for the French forces and later served on Eisenhower's psychological warfare staff. He was a writer, director and received his Ph.D. in Psychology at UCLA in 1958. An early pioneer in transpersonal psychology, he developed a psychotherapy practice called "Integral Psychology," integrating mind, body, spirit, and emotion.
Robert is survived by his children and grandchildren, John & Anna, James and Robert; Michele & Tim, Andrea and Michael; Paul & Jenny, Daniel; Mark & Melissa, Jessica and Lauren; and wife Janice Roosevelt Gerard PhD.
Memorial will be at the Philosophical Research Society (3910 Los Feliz Blvd, L.A., CA) open to all friends and colleagues, at 10am, Sunday May 5.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Apr. 28, 2013