DR. PATRICK R. ROBBIE
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Born January 12, 1933 in Los Angeles, CA passed away on Sunday, December 1, 2013 peacefully in his sleep. He was a beloved husband, father, grandfather and brother. He is survived by his wife, Cecilia; four children, Joe Robbie, Theresa Olivas, Patsy McGoldrick and Edward Robbie; seven grandchildren, Dan Jr., Alec, Jeffrey, Patrick, Tory, Gregory and Madeline; and his sister, Jean Baumann.
After finishing medical school, Patrick completed his internship as a Naval flight surgeon then residency in pediatrics LA County General Hospital. He then went on to start a 40 year career at Kaiser Sunset- LAMC where he touched the lives of countless children and newborns as a pediatrician and neonatologist. He was also instrumental in developing the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Kaiser Sunset- LAMC. After retirement from Kaiser, Patrick volunteered at Samuel Dixon Health Centers helping those without health care in the Santa Clarita Valley.
When not working, Patrick loved to cook, fly fish, travel, and most of all, spend time with his family.
Services will be held Friday, December 6th, at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church in Newhall, CA. Rosary begins at 10:30 a.m., with funeral mass immediately following at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations may be made to Samuel Dixon Family Health Centers www.sdfhc.org. To view a memorial tribute web page, go to CrippenMortuary.com Crippen's Santa Clarita Valley
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Published in Los Angeles Daily News on Dec. 5, 2013