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Bob Grieser


1946 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Bob Grieser Obituary
October 12, 1946 - January 31, 2017 SAN DIEGO - He barked at seven Presidents, the Queen and the Pope. That was Bob Grieser, world-renown photographer. He worked at the Indianapolis Star, Washington Star, and was chief photographer at the Los Angeles Times/San Diego Edition. He learned he could bark like a German shepherd and his subject would turn to face him. Click. Bob would get his photo. He authored "Chesapeake Bay," a coffee table tome of black and white photos, with a forward by James A. Michener. He worked for sailing magazines worldwide. Robert Henry Grieser, Jr. died from pneumonia and kidney failure. He was 70. A Celebration of Life will be held at Southwestern Yacht Club on March 12 at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made In Memory of Bob Grieser to Scripps Mercy (www.scripps.org/giving) and the Maritime Museum of San Diego (sdmaritime.org).
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Mar. 7, 2017
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