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Robert Sawbridge McCormick

Obituary
  • "My thoughts are with you at this sad time. God bless."
    - Helen Lane Wolfe
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    - John Gillespie
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    - 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. www.fredhunters.com.

Published in Sun-Sentinel from Feb. 12 to Feb. 16, 2014
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Fred Hunters Funerals Cremation Cemeteries
718 South Federal Highway Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316-1219
954-527-1550
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