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Robert B. Herschler


1929 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Robert B. Herschler Obituary
ROBERT B. HERSCHLER (1929-2016) Bob especially valued education, jazz, history and being considerate of everyone he knew. He died of lung cancer on November 22, 2016, at home, on hospice. Bob came to UCR for a temporary, one year position in 1961. During the next 30 years he wore many hats: DJ on KUCR's Jazz Tuesdays, Registrar, Director of Admissions, Ombudsperson, Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor, and History Professor. He also tickled the ivories at UCR events as well as at Back to The Grind, the Mission Inn & Project Food. His family had orange groves here in Riverside in 1900, his mother was born here. Bob is survived by 3 wives: his widow Amy Conger (m. 1986), Anne d'Abbate (and his 4 stepchildren: Barbara Walls, Mary, David and James Murphy) and Judith Stoltzfus, the mother of his 4 children: the twins, Mark (Amy Flaum), and Matthew, Sarah Kirschner (Ron), and Stephen as well as 2 granddaughters, Eva and Alexandra. He doted on his 3 dogs: Prince, Frida and Ginger. Family & Friends will celebrate how Bob enriched our lives on Saturday, January 14th at 2:30pm at the First Congregational Church, Riverside. There will be music. There is a more complete obituary at https://ucrtoday.ucr.edu/42618.


Published in Press-Enterprise on Dec. 18, 2016
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