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Robert Sawbridge McCormick

  • "My thoughts are with you at this sad time. God bless."
    - Helen Lane Wolfe
  • "My sympathy to Bob's family and friends. He was a wonderful..."
    - John Gillespie
  • "Virginia, Chris and I and all the "Restless" Weasels will..."
    - Sharon Turnau

Robert Sawbridge McCormick passed away on February 9, 2014. Born in Menominee, MI, April 7, 1931. Graduate of The Hill School'49; Yale'53 and Michigan Law'56. His career of over 50 years as a member of the Florida Bar began with English, McCaughan & O'Bryan, later forming the partnership of Gillespie, McCormick, McFall, Gilbert & McGee, which merged in 1987 with Dykema Gossett of Detroit. A resident of Fort Lauderdale for 58 years, Bob had a strong commitment to local organizations, among which were First Presbyterian Church, Lauderdale Yacht Club and The Restless Weasels. His interests were wide ranging from history & travel to fishing & gardens; a life-long supporter of the Green Bay Packers, he was ever loyal to the Michigan Wolverines. Pre-deceased by his older brother Harris McCormick and first wife, Anne Furstenau McCormick, Bob leaves a loving family: wife of 17 years, Virginia; daughter Cynthia (Cindy); sons David (Lesley) and Christopher (Jan); granddaughters Alissa and Sarah Anne; sister Barbara Christensen. Service will be held at First Presbyterian Church, 401 SE 15th Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, 33301 on Wednesday, February 19 at 11:00 am. If wished, in lieu of flowers, donations would be appreciated by The Salvation Army, 1445 W. Broward Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312. Arrangements by Fred Hunter's Downtown Ft. Lauderdale Chapel.

Published in Sun-Sentinel from Feb. 12 to Feb. 16, 2014
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718 South Federal Highway Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1219
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