Bob lived in Pasadena his entire life except during WWII service where he served the Navy in the South Pacific. He graduated from Polytechnic School and Yale.
He touched many people with his friendly and direct manner and his perserverance. His professional life started by designing kitchens at his father’s company, Cheesewright Studios. He had a passion for food, gardens and wine. He was a founder of the Pasadena Food and Wine Society, served as the President of Pasadena Beautiful Foundation, and served as VP of Development for Descanso Gardens in La Canada.
Bob, as a multi-term President, built our bank account in the 80’s by truly meeting our mission of forging many alliances and encouraging memberships. Because Bob simply said “why don’t you join?” many members joined and participated for decades.