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