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Robert Creighton Bale

August 17, 1935 ~ July 22, 2018

Bob died at home in Portland, OR with his family present. He was born in Hollywood, CA and lived most of his life in Bellevue, WA. He attended Roosevelt High School in Seattle and graduated from the University of Washington in 1957. He served as a Captain in the Army. He went on to a long career as an Insurance Broker. His retirement was spent on Hood Canal with thirteen wonderful years at Driftwood Key.

Bob was a natural athlete, excelling in golf, tennis, skiing, high school and college basketball. He loved Irish music and playing guitar.

Bob was a member of Beta Theta Pi, Overlake Golf and Country Club and the Seattle Mountaineers. He was an avid mountain climber and had summited all the major West Coast peaks.

He is survived by his wife of 60 years, Judy; daughters Lindsay Wood and Lauren Koval Bale, son-in-law Andrew Wood and grandchildren Creighton and Cordelia; and sister Nancy Bale White.

At Bob's request a family celebration will take place. Memorials in Bob's name to the .
Published in The Seattle Times on Aug. 12, 2018
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