Robert Stephenson "Bob" GRIGGS

GRIGGS, Robert Stephenson "Bob"
Bob Griggs, a devoted and loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather, died Friday, October 19, 2012, in Sarasota, Florida. He was 87. Bob was born on July 31, 1925, in Hartford. He attended high school at Loomis Institute, college at MIT, and law school at the University of Michigan. Bob began his legal career at Cravath, Swaine & Moore in New York City. In 1954, he moved to Puerto Rico to join the law firm of McConnell Valdes, the largest law firm in the Caribbean, where he was the managing partner from 1976 until his retirement in 1991.Bob was previously married to Jessiemay (Jay) Wilson Griggs, who died August 2, 1980. Bob is survived by his wife of 31 years, Betty Fairbank Griggs; his children Linda, Susan, Gayle, Susie, Charlie, K-Kin, and Jeanie; and his brother Philip Griggs.
Bob will be buried in Connecticut at North Canton Cemetery on Rte 179, North Canton, on January 12, 2013 at 1 p.m.

Published in The Hartford Courant on Nov. 6, 2012