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Robert R. Bergis

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Robert R. BERGIS 1923 ~ 2011 Robert R. Bergis of Honolulu, HI and Seattle, WA, investor and philanthropist. Bob or "Uncle" as he was affectionately known died peacefully in his sleep at his home in Honolulu on February 3rd. His was preceded in death by his life partner of over fifty years, Theodore (Ted) Rosenberg. He is survived by his Brother Tony, his two beloved nephews, Don and Jerry, and numerous friends and business associates from all over the world. Bob was a successful real estate investor and developer. His great financial success was exceeded only by his generosity and devotion to his family and friends. Bob spent a great deal of his life helping people. He was a counselor, mentor, friend, and father to anyone he met throughout his life. He was a positive influence and a catalyst for positive change to all that knew him. In passing he established the Robert R. Bergis memorial fund to help gay and troubled youth and to help educate society about its misconceptions of gay people in perpetuity. Bob will be celebrated andmissed by many. "Thank you, Uncle!" You will live on through the many you touched while you were with us. Sign Bob's on-line Guest Book at www.Legacy.com.
Published in The Seattle Times on Feb. 13, 2011
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