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Robert “Bob” Charles Hawley ’53

Bob was born in Marseilles, Illinois, on July 14, 1930, to Ray and Loraine Hawley.

He attended Antioch College, interrupting his studies for one year to work on a barge on the Illinois River. After graduating from Antioch, Bob had a long career at Chevron Corporation, where he pioneered new technologies in data storage.

He was a loving husband to his wife Mim; father to Lenore, Joanna, Seena and Ron, and grandfather to seven: James, Erika, LaRocha, Ben, Damien, Ryan, and Bryce.

Bob was always available to family and friends to help fix computer problems and anything that was broken. He and his wife Mim lived for many years in Berkeley, where he enjoyed gatherings of family and friends around the big dining room table. He passed on his love of the outdoors to his children and grandchildren.

Bob passed away on July 18, 2017 in Oakland, CA. He is survived by his wife of 64 years, his children and grandchildren.