St Francis Episcopal Church
2200 Via Rosa
Palos Verdes Estates, CA 90274
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Robert G. (Bob) Douglas

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Robert (Bob) G. Douglas

Robert (Bob) G. Douglas of Rancho Palos Verdes, born February 20, 1937, died on January 26, 2016 from cancer. A South Bay native, he graduated from Redondo Union High School (1955). Inspired by the unique Palos Verdes landform and local rocks and fossils he found as a child, Bob studied geology at UC Santa Barbara (BA, 1959), and UCLA (MA, PhD, 1966). He taught earth sciences at USC, retiring in 2009 as Professor Emeritus. Bob enjoyed deep sea fishing, woodworking, and served on the Abalone Cove Land Abatement District and PVP Land Conservancy. He is survived by wife Fay, daughters Ellen (Dean) Kosson, and Katia Douglas, and granddaughter Alexandra Kosson. Services will be held Tuesday, February 2, at 3:00 PM at St. Francis Episcopal Church, PVE. Please sign the guest book at www.dailybreeze.com/obits.
Published in Daily Breeze from Jan. 30 to Feb. 1, 2016
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