Friedman, Robert "Bob", 71, of Jupiter passed away on July 11, 2012. Bob had been a permanent resident of Jupiter since 1996. Bob, a graduate of the University of Illinois, was an architect and educator. He was Jupiter Town Counselor; Vice Chancellor of the Board of Regents, Vice President of FAU, Chairman of Palm Beach Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO); he had served five years at the Governor's pleasure with the South Florida Water Management District, among many other accomplishments. In addition to being a loving family man, Bob had a passion for education, boating and for the Town of Jupiter. He will always be lovingly remembered by his wife of 49 years, Ren; daughter, Robin Friedman, son, Ronald and his wife Allysa Friedman; grandchildren, Cal, Myles, and Cameron; his sisters Susan Wislow and her husband Bob, Linda Kahn and her husband Aaron Burstein; many special nieces and nephews. He will also be missed by his dog Rudder. Memorial service will be held on Tuesday, July 17 at 11 a.m., at Temple Beth Am, 2250 Central Blvd, Jupiter. Shiva will be observed at the family home immediately following the service on Tuesday until 9 p.m., and on Wednesday from 5 - 9 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to FAU Lifelong Learning Society of Jupiter, Attn: Josette Valenza, 5353 Parkside Drive PA 136, Jupiter, FL 33458. Arrangements entrusted to Aycock-Riverside Funeral and Cremation Center, Jupiter, FL. Online condolences may be made at: aycockfuneralhomejupiter.com.
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Published in Sun-Sentinel on July 15, 2012