Robert Roger "Bob" Standish
1937 - 2020
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ROBERT ROGER STANDISH
May 18, 1937 ˜ July 24, 2020

Robert ”Bob” Roger Standish passed away July 24, 2020 at his home in Vancouver, WA. He was born May 18, 1937 in New Haven, CT to Anthony John Standish and Lena R. Onofrio.
Working as an aerospace engineer for 50+ years, he excelled to be one of the leading experts in the field of thrust reversers.
He had great balance in his life; he loved his family and his career in aerospace. Bob also loved music, his cats, horses and goats, playing tennis and golf, wine, literature and new experiences.
He is survived by his children, Sara and Jonathan Standish; Sharon Standish; Gabrielle Mantz and daughters; and brothers, Alex and Anthony.
A memorial service was held in August at his daughter’s home in Portland.
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Published in The Columbian on Sep. 12, 2020.
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September 14, 2020
Please accept hereby my condolences for all his families and friends. I had a high respect for Mr Standish, the engineer and Person. i met Robert while while working on the Falcon 7X power plant system. His passion for aircraft was fantastic and striving for high technologies. We had excellent talks about integration but more than anything else a was dedicated for human being and looking for new opportunities. I had the chance to talk to him really frequently on the phone and in meetings from 2008 to 2017. I will miss the Man and engineer, my thoughts are with him for the good time in passion and aerospace spirit we had together. Rest in peace Bob, in my heart you were and will be.
Yannick Ferreira
Coworker
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