Bob Brockmann, formerly of Hinsdale, Illinois, passed away in Englewood, CO on May 10, 2013. He attended Hinsdale Central High School and was a member of the gymnastics team. He received his BS in Microbiology from the University of Illinois. He moved to Colorado and obtained an MS in Microbiology, working for the Boulder County Health Department. Bob attended the University of Colorado School of Medicine, specialized in Family Medicine, and practiced as a Hospitalist. He was a Board member and President of the Colorado Academy of Family Physicians, a Board member of the Colorado Medical Society, a Board member and Past President of the Arapahoe-Douglas-Elbert Counties Medical Society and on the Board of the Society of Hospital Medicine. He was a tireless advocate for improving health care in Colorado. Bob was an avid outdoorsman and embraced all Colorado offered, especially hang-gliding, skiing, tennis, golf, hiking and riding his motorcycle. Those left to cherish his memory include his mother, Lillian; brother, William; sister-in-law, Lorraine; nieces, Lindsey and Katie; and nephew, Charles. He was preceded in death by his father, Leonard; and sisters, Susan and Barbara Anne. Bob will be greatly missed by his friends, colleagues, and the Colorado health care community. Memorial Service Saturday, May 25th, 1:00 PM at Horan & McConaty Family Chapel, 3101 S. Wadsworth Blvd. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Bob Brockmann, MD, Student and Resident Scholarship Memorial Foundation, payable to the CAFP Foundation, 2224 S. Fraser St., Unit 1, Aurora, CO 80014.
Published in www.denverpost.com on May 16, 2013