Robert W. (Bob) Gribben Dec. 17, 1925 ~ Jan. 24, 2013 Resident of Lafayette, Ca. Bob, passed peacefully at home after a six month battle with lung cancer. He was preceded in death by his wife, Geri, of 62 yrs. He will be missed by his 5 loving children, Yvonne Miller-Long, Robert Willson, Susan Cox, Jill Perry, and Janice Sartain; along with 12 grandchildren, 28 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. Bob attended Albany High, then enlisted in the Navy in 1943, serving on the USS Gilmore in the Aleutian Islands and the Pacific. He retired from Lawrence Berkeley Lab in 1985, then volunteered at John Muir Hospital where he served for 18 years. Memorial will be held at a later date; family and friends will be notified. In lieu of flowers memoirals can be sent to "Guide Dogs for the Blind" in San Rafael.