Robert V. Dail

Dail, Robert V.
Robert V. "Bob" Dail, age 60, passed away on May 6, 2014. He was born to Lawrence and Pearl "Terry" Dail in Newport, Rhode Island. He graduated from Bourgade Catholic High School in 1972, earned his Bachelor's degree from Arizona State University and his Master's degree in Agricultural Engineering from Michigan State University in 1989. In 1992 he married Elizabeth Woodcock. They have a son, Jim Dail. Bob was a wonderful husband and Dad. Bob worked for The Dial Corporation in Research and Development, initially leading Food Processing and then as Manager of Personal Care Product Development. He was a recognized expert in the field of Process Engineering and Product Development of Personal Care products and pioneer in thermal processing. After a stroke in 2008, he made a remarkable recovery from aphasia to regain full function. Bob enjoyed hunting and fly-fishing at every opportunity. Bob is survived by his wife and son, his mother (Terry Dail), three brothers and their spouses, Richard Dail (Gail), David Dail, and John Dail (Linda), Uncle and Aunt (Jim and Marian Dail), Father-in-law Richard Woodcock, Sister-in-law Carolyn Fritz (Mike Elconin), and nieces and nephews . A memorial service will take place at Scottsdale Bible Chapel, 7901 East Shea Blvd, Scottsdale, AZ, on Tuesday, May 13 at 2 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bob Dail Scholarship Fund, Scottsdale Christian Academy, 14400 Tatum Blvd, Phoenix, AZ 85032 or to a in Robert Dail's name.

Published in The Arizona Republic on May 11, 2014