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Robert John Cochrane


1922 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Robert John Cochrane Obituary
March 11, 1922 - November 25, 2016 Born in Los Angeles on March 11, 1922 to Robert John Cochrane and Gertrude Marie Walsh, passed away on November 25, 2016, at home in La Crescenta, Ca., after a brief battle with kidney failure. Robert served his country during WWII in the Marines in the Battle of Guadalcanal. The campaign was a significant strategic combined arms Allied victory in the Pacific Theater. It was called a turning-point in the war against Japan. Many lives were lost and Robert worked as a doctor's assistant in helping save wounded soldiers, American and Japanese. After the service, he returned to school and graduted from USC with a degree in Landscape Architecture. In business Robert was known for his natural design cultivated by his time in the Pacific Islands. Robert also developed a love for diving and traveled the world exploring the depths from Australia, Spain to Mexico. Robert developed and maintained friendships all over the country and around the world. Friends and family will always recall his natural enthusiastic, outgoing personality and ever-ready smile A Celebration of Life reception will be held January 28, 2017 at 2pm. Please contact [email protected] for location and details.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Jan. 5 to Jan. 15, 2017
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