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1921 - 2014 | Obituary Condolences
Age 93, formerly residing in Pittsburgh, PA from 1966-1990, died June 20, 2014, in Cole Memorial Hospital in Coudersport, Pennsylvania. He was born February 26, 1921, in Marshalltown, Iowa and was the son of Eugene and Elizabeth Higgin; and brother of Lolly Ebright and John Higgin. In 1953, he married Marguerite Higgin in Washington, D.C. after meeting her at the Naval Ordnance Laboratory. Robert was a graduate of the University of Iowa and Marshalltown High School and worked as a technical editor for the Naval Ordnance Laboratory, the Standard Oil Company of Indiana, the Federal government during the Kennedy and Johnson Administrations and the research division of Gulf Oil Company. He is survived by his daughter, Margaret Higgin, who is the author of the book, Navy Intelligence Days; and his son, Colin Higgin and his wife, Barbara Higgin.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on July 6, 2014
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