ROBERT RYCROFT

ROBERT W. RYCROFT  
Robert W. Rycroft of Annandale, VA passed away on Saturday night, May 1, 2021. Robert was Professor Emeritus of The George Washington University and taught there for 25 years as Professor of Political Science, Science and Technology, and International Affairs. Robert received his PhD from the University of Oklahoma-Norman and did his Post-Doc at Princeton University. He was an expert on the Civil War and had a fondness for the New York Yankees, the Washington Nationals and Old English Sheepdogs. He is survived by his wife Kimberly, two stepchildren Alex and Erin Lutz, and a sister Anne. No services.
Published by The Washington Post on May 6, 2021.
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I worked with Bob at GW's CISTP in the late 1990s. He was so very kind and always had a joke and a smile to share. He also had a listening ear and a sympathetic heart. I know he loved his family and also enjoyed his yellow Volkswagon beetle!
My condolences and prayers to Kim, Alex, and Erin.
Trish Arnold
Coworker
June 9, 2021
Sharon Wolchik GWU
May 31, 2021
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