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Robert M. Cartmell

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Robert M. Cartmell Obituary
Cartmell, Robert M. ALBANY Robert M. Cartmell, 85, died Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at his Albany home. He was born in Los Angeles and lived throughout the U.S. with his military family. Following service with the U.S. Air Force in Korea, Bob received his B.F.A. at the University of Chicago and his M.A. and M.F.A. from the University of Iowa. A professor emeritus of art at the State University of New York at Albany, Bob had a distinguished career teaching printmaking, painting and drawing from 1971 -1998. He was an internationally recognized artist and a renowned authority on the history of roller coasters. According to Bob, riding a roller coaster was "the greatest thrill on this planet." Bob is survived by his loving wife, Diana Westbrook; as well as a daughter, Lisa (Alan Brady) Cartmell, Campbell Hall, N.Y.; a son, Bram (Banu Saracci) Cartmell, London, England; two grandchildren, Kayajan and Beren Cartmell; and two brothers, William and Barry Cartmell. He was predeceased by a brother, Bernard Cartmell. A celebration of Bob's life will be held at a later date. Contributions in his memory may be made to the Albany Center Gallery, 488 Broadway, Suite 107, Albany, NY, 12207. To sign the guestbook or light a candle in Bob's memory, visit www.brycefh.com.
Published in Albany Times Union on Sept. 14, 2018
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