Dr. Robert Rubin

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Rubin, Dr. Robert Howard
March 26, 1941 - March 3, 2013
Born in Philadelphia, Pa., Robert worked as an astrophysicist at NASA Space Center in Mountainview, CA. He taught at UCLA, among other schools. He passed away in the hospital in Santa Clara, CA on March 3. He had been fighting advanced cancer. Robert was the brother of local activists Jerry and Martin Rubin. He was the father of four children, Suzanne, Toby, Arthur and Robert and a grandfather.
There will be a celebration of his life for his family and friends in Santa Monica on his birthday, March 26. Please call 310-399-1000 for information.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Mar. 8, 2013
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