Bob passed away suddenly on January 18, in Simi Valley, CA. Bob was born and raised in Pittsburgh, PA and moved to California in 1978. He was preceded in death by his mother, Evelyn Bourquin. He is survived by his father, Gilbert Bourquin, Sr.; brother of Lou (Eleanor), Ron (Joan), Darlene (Jerry Hafner), Denise Cherka (John), Edward, Gilbert Jr., Larry (Nina); also many nieces and nephews. He loved art, books, music, and the Pittsburgh Steelers. He played several instruments including piano, guitar, saxophone, and the Flute. Bob volunteered teaching young people to play and learn to read music in California. Donations can be made in Bob's name to A Place Called Home, 2830 Central Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90011.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette on Jan. 30, 2013