Bob passed away July 4, 2013 at his home in New Smyrna Beach, Florida. He was 73 years old. He was born August 28 in Kingston, NY, to parents Clifford and Gertrude Westcott, and is pre-deceased by his brother Richard. Bob is survived by his wife Joanne Calvano Westcott, daughter Lisa Westcott-Wilkins; son Craig Westcott; daughter-of-the heart, Marne Kwiatkowski; son-in-law Brendon Wilkins; daughter-in-law Kenly Brozman; and grandsons Haven and Keller Westcott, and George Wilkins. Bob is best known for his love of life and indefatigable sense of humor, his dedication to his family, his energy and philanthropy towards the Edelman-Gardner Cancer Research Foundation, his love of sport and obsession with golf, and his revolutionary political views. Known as "The Voice of the Cadets" for his work calling football and other games in the Hilton, NY Central School District. Bob's 32 years of service to his community touched thousands of students, parents, and colleagues. Monday, July 8, 2013 will be gathering hours at Bob and Jo's home in New Smyrna Beach, Florida from 3-5 PM; an open event. A Celebration of Bob's Life will be held in Hilton, NY at a later date. Assistance with arrangements has been kindly provided by Settle-Wilder of New Smyrna Beach. In lieu of flowers the family has suggested a donation to the Sally Edelman-Harry Gardner Cancer Research Foundation: PO BOX 97, Hilton, NY 14468, http://www.edelmancrf.com/memorials.htm. Condolences may be made online at www.settlewilderfuneralhome.com
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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on July 7, 2013