Robert Taylor Lawson
b. July 18, 1926 d. April 24, 2013. Bob died unexpectedly but peacefully of natural causes at his home on Mercer Island, Washinton on April 24, 2013. Bob raised his family in Marin County, and was a co-founder of the prominent geotechnical engineering firm, Harding Lawson Associates, based in Novato with a large office in San Francisco. Many downtown SF high rises were HLA projects, including the Embarcadero Center buildings. Bob is survived by his wife of 11 years Ruth Olsen Lawson and his children and their families who reside in Marin and Redding. Bob's many friends and colleagues are invited to attend a celebration of his life on June 29 from 3:00 to 5:00 pm at Jason's Restaurant, 300 Drakes Landing Rd.,, Greenbrae.