ROBERTSON--Clifford Parker, III on September 10, at the age of 88. A loving father, devoted friend, dedicated professional and honorable man. He stood by his family, friends, and colleagues through good times and bad. He made a difference in all our lives and made our world a better place. We will all miss him terribly. He was the loving father of Stephanie Robertson Saunders and her husband Donald. A cherished grandfather of Cynthia Jackson Saunders. He predeceased by his daughter Heather Merriweather Robertson. In addition he was also loved by Christopher Boyd Lemmon, Stephanie's half brother. Funeral service Friday, September 16th at 5:30pm at St. Lukes Episcopal Church in East Hampton, NY. Burial with full Military Honors at Cedar Lawn Cemetery in East Hampton. Additional services will be held in New York City and Los Angeles - date to be announced. In leiu of flowers, donations may be made to Lance Armstrong Foundation, Livestrong, in memory of Heather Merriweather Robertson at 2201 E. Sixth St., Austin Texas 78702 or Experimental Aircraft Association - Young Eagles Academy - â€œCliff Robertson Work Experience Programâ€ at P.O. Box 3086, Oshkosh, WI 54903-3086.
Published in The New York Times on Sept. 12, 2011