Robert celebrated his 90th birthday on January 2, 2018 and peacefully, passed away, at home, January 5, 2018.
Robert received a degree in Education and taught many years in the Public Educational system. He advanced his education to include a Medical degree from the University of Washington's school of Medicine and became a License Medical Physician in Washington State. Robert continued a Family Practice residency at Doctor's Hospital while moon lighting in local emergency rooms. He worked in, organized and staffed, many Emergency rooms, over the years. He incorporated with four other Family practitioners, and provided the first 24/7, Physician coverage in the Emergency Room, at Stevens Hospital in Edmonds. Robert developed a large Family medical practice at Lake Forest Park, where he did what he loved taking care of people and their health care. He was a member of the King County Medical Society, for over 50 years. The clinic, now the University of Washington, continues to provide health care for many of his former patients. He is survived by his beloved wife, Mariellen, son Tristan, daughter Kimberlee, stepchildren, Michael,
Kelly, Kristi and her spouse Jeff, two surviving sisters, Kris and Karen, their spouses, grand, and great-grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He is predeceased by his stepson Darrin. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made online to the VirginiaMasonFoundation.org
in honor of Russell Goldberg, MD (indicate General Medicine Internist fund).
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Published by The Seattle Times on Jan. 28, 2018.