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Robert L. Camber ’39

Robert Camber ’39, January 26, 1998, in Seattle, after a short illness. He was a family practice physician in the Seattle area for nearly 50 years. His medical degree was earned at the University of Oregon Medical School, which he financed by working as a grocery clerk. In 1939, he married Katherine Stanley ’39. During World War II, he served in the army as a medical officer in India and Burma, attaining the rank of major. The couple moved to Seattle after the war, where he was a physician and surgeon and later became board certified in family practice. He was president of the King County Academy of General Practice in 1965–66 and was active in Rotary. He and Katherine spent many summers sailing in the San Juan Islands on their 45-foot sailboat. Survivors include two sons; two daughters; and two grandchildren.

Appeared in Reed magazine: May 1998

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