Robert A. Landowne
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Robert A. Landowne
Robert A. Landowne of Westport, CT, passed away due to congestive heart failure on September 15, 2017 at the age of 86. A graduate of the University of Michigan with a PhD in chemistry from Yale, he was an Assistant Professor in the Department of Medicine at Yale and a Group Leader at American Cyanamid Co. He was Director of Clinical Chemistry at St. Joseph Hospital in Stamford where he was responsible for implementing one of the first computerized hospital laboratory systems in Connecticut. Bob was active in the local government of Westport where he served as chairman of the Board of Tax Review, and as chairman of the Westport Interfaith Housing Corporation.
A soft spoken and gentle man, he will be sorely missed by Ellen, his loving wife of 59 years; his children Deborah Landowne (David Burghardt), Steven (Stacey) Landowne and Judith Werner (Alain-Marc), and his grandchildren Claudia, Will and Adrian. He was predeceased by his brother Harold.
Funeral services were held on Tuesday, September 19, 2017 at The Abraham L. Green and Son Funeral Home, 88 Beach Road in Fairfield, with interment at Mishkan Israel Cemetery in New Haven. Memorial contributions may be made to Planned Parenthood, Public Television, The Congressional Democrats or to a charity of your choice.



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Published in Connecticut Post & Westport-News from Sep. 18 to Sep. 22, 2017.
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September 19, 2017
Ellen,
Alan, the boys, and I are so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He always had a beautiful smile and hugs for every member of my family. May Bob's memory be a blessing to all those who knew him and loved him.
B'Shalom v'Ahava,
Cousins Alison, Alan, Noah, and Ryan
Alison Breslav
September 18, 2017
Ellen, we are so sorry to hear about Bob. You all were wonderful and fun neighbors. Our thoughts are with you and your family.
Valerie & Tom Malin
September 18, 2017
October 18th 2017
Ellen:
So saddened. It's like losing the first quarter of my life. Bobby and I went to PS 99 and were in the same class for 6 years, then Midwood, Mu Sigma, Boy Scout troop 115 and the Beaver Patrol, then we roomed together at Michigan.The bits and pieces of our childhood that only we could reconstruct - gone
Later, Life, careers, family separated us.
I relished our last meeting in Silver Spring, after so many decades, and really hoped to renew contact. So many common memories known only to us and now gone.
Bobby was among the brightest of us and surely the kindest. Amazingly quiet but always tuned in.
Life is so full of lost opportunities.
Words fail at times like these - but Bobby will always be a part of me.
Knowing he was there was so important.
Sincerely,
Chuck
September 17, 2017
Ellen and family, My thoughts and prayers are with you. Bob was a good person whose quiet advice and calm manner made a difference in the lives of many. I am grateful for his role my life and in the lives of the Breslav family. His memory lives on in our hearts. Claudia Breslav Nielsen
Claudia Breslav Nielsen
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