Bob Gore
1937 - 2020
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Robert W. “Bob” Gore was the former president and chairman of W.L. Gore & Associates, best known for inventing Gore-Tex fabric.

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Published in The Peterborough Examiner on Sep. 21, 2020.
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October 15, 2020
For the last three months I've been writing notes to myself to contact Bob. It seems remarkable that he has just passed. More than coincidental. He will be missed. Can anyone take his place?
Lawrence Silverman
Acquaintance
October 12, 2020
Sincere condolences to the Gore Family. Mr. Gore's breakthrough on a fabric invention that was both porous and waterproof helped in the development of outdoor gear and the medical field for burn patients bandages. May the love and the special memory you shared with your father show how your life was touched by him. May Almighty God in the Heavens comfort your hearts with peace and loving kindness as you cope with this precious loss in your lives. Thank you for Mr. Robert W. Gore's contribution to the fabric industry.
Tony
October 1, 2020
I would like to offer my condolences to the Gore family and all of my former WL Gore Associates in the passing of Bob Gore. As a former Gore Associate I had the opportunity on just a few occasions to meet Bob and talk with him. He was a brilliant engineer. He has left his legacy in applied science and engineering and he has left the corporation with a very strong foundation for future generations. RIP Bob.
Barry Cambeilh
Coworker
September 26, 2020
My condolences to the family. May the God of Comfort, continue to comfort the family, during these difficult times.
September 24, 2020
Grief can be so hard, but our special memories help us cope. May the God of comfort strengthen you during this difficult time.
JE Sowell
September 24, 2020
To a pioneer if your field, thank you for your contribution. My your love ones and family be comforted. Please accept my condolences.
Odette Wells
September 23, 2020
Scott Chamberland
September 22, 2020
Gore -Tex was a revolution to the outdoor clothing businesses ! We were able to be one of the early manufacturers of breathable and waterproof clothing in Santa Fe (Alti Wear). RIP Bob
Garland
Acquaintance
September 21, 2020
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief. Prayers and comfort from South Georgia family and hugs to GG Jane love and peace for all the family.❤
Lynne Smith
Friend
September 21, 2020
To Ginger, John and family: I am so very sorry to hear of your brother Bob's passing. What a super great man! My deepest condolences to you all. With Love, Linda M Baca
Linda Baca
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