Robert W. Mayer

Newark, Delaware

Age 86


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Robert W. MayerAGE: 86 • NewarkDr. Robert W. Mayer, age 86, passed away on February 21 at Christiana Hospital. He was born in Lancaster, PA, son of Loyd and Anna Mayer. He graduated from the college prep program at McCaskey High School in Lancaster and earned his bachelors degree from...

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Dear Mary and Beth...I just learned of Bob's passing and wanted to tell you how very sad I am for you both and all of your family. Bob was a true mentor to me during the 11 years that I served in the Delaware Admissions Office. As a new staff member Bob supported me in so many ways. He was especially interested in the development of the New Student Program which was so critical in helping students and their parents transition into their Delaware undergraduate experience. My personal...

Dear Mary, Beth, Alex, Peter and Sam,
So sorry to hear the news of Bob's passing. I have so many fond memories of your Dad and of course the whole family; from Sanford days with Beth, Debbie M. and my Mom the hockey coach to visits to the house in Newark. I can thank Dr. Mayer for my reinstatement to UD and finishing my BS degree. Bob also pushed me to go on and get that PhD, telling me over and over again that "it's as easy as falling off a log!" I can't say it was...

Mrs. Mayer/Elizabeth/family, I am sad to read Dr. Mayer's obituary.

In the '80's I was RL Rounds Secretary. The 2nd wk. in my new position I met Dr. Mayer, the snowiest day in the 4yrs I was in Facilities. Dr. Mayer came through the upstairs door, with a frown on his face. I greeted him, he nodded. Upon leaving,(same frown), I said, "I hope you have a good day, but next time you return, please bring back nicer weather". He left, but within seconds was back. He pointed...

Bob was a great man and wonderful neighbor and dear friend to our family. He was so interesting and fun loving! It was an honor knowing him. Our deepest condolences to Mary, Beth, Alex, Peter and Sam.