Robert Sherman Buker
Passed away January 7, 2014. He was born in Palo Alto on March 3, 1948 to John and Betty Buker. After graduating from Palo Alto High School in 1966, Bob went on to Foothill College and work at SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory. After marrying high school sweetheart Deborah Fuller, he pursued a career in writing and worked as the editor of the Pacific Daily News on Guam. Screenwriting and part-time acting were interests he continued to enjoy after moving to Richmond, Virginia and working as an engineer for Power Distribution Incorporated. Bob and Deborah raised two children, Christopher and Leslie, with whom they traveled the world and enjoyed many adventures. Besides his wife and children he is survived by great aunts Blanche Green, Marge Fawcett, Willa Mae Gird; sisters Kim Chansler, Elizabeth Best, Maile Buker; nieces Katie and Rachel; nephew Andrew. A private family memorial will be held.