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Robert M. Fairbairn

August 8, 1932 November 10, 2016
Robert M. Fairbairn
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Robert M. Fairbairn Sr. (Bob), 84, passed away peacefully at his home on November 10, 2016. Robert was born on August 8, 1932 in St. Andrews, Scotland to Thomas and Betty Fairbairn.
Bob is survived by his wife Marie, their son Daniel Fairbairn (Becky) of Littleton, Colorado, daughter Susan O’Dell (Mike) of Littleton, Colorado and preceded in death by son Robert Fairbairn Jr.; four grandchildren Daniel, Connor, Madison and Sean. He is also survived by siblings Beatrice Rein, James Fairbairn and William Fairbairn. Other family members included numerous nieces and nephews.

Bob was raised in New York City. In 1951 he enlisted in the United States Air force and was stationed in Niagara Falls, New York where he met his wife of 63 years Marie. He served 4 years at Ent Air Force base in Colorado Springs, Colorado and then returned to Niagara Falls, New York to attend the University of Buffalo where he obtained an associate’s degree in commercial art.

Bob worked as a commercial artist for Loblaws Supermarkets in Buffalo New York, lived a short time in Syracuse New York, before settling permanently in Littleton, Colorado in 1971 with his wife and children.

He retired in 1995 and enjoyed camping, traveling, and spending time with his grandchildren. He volunteered his talents as an artist to his church and community. Bob and Marie wintered in Arizona for many years. They spent holidays, birthdays and special occasions surrounded by their family.

Bob was a loving husband, father, grandfather, sibling, and friend and will be dearly missed.

Memorial Contributions:
IN LIEU OF FLOWERS THE FAMILY ASKS THAT A DONATION BE MADE IN ROBERTS NAME TO THE NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION.

Donating online is easy at http://team.kidney.org/index.cfm?fuseaction=donorDrive.personalCampaign&participantID=1071

Can’t go online? Mail or fax your completed form to:
National Kidney Foundation
Finance Department
30 East 33rd St.
New York, NY 10016
Fax: 212.889.2310

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Service

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17

Dec

11:00 AM 12/17/2016 11:00:00 AM - 12:00 PM 12/17/2016 12:00:00 PM
St. Gregory's Episcopal Church

6653 West Chatfield Avenue
Littleton, CO 80128

St. Gregory's Episcopal Church
6653 West Chatfield Avenue Littleton 80128 CO
United States

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Location

Littleton Cemetery Final Resting Place

6155 South Prince Street
Littleton, CO 80120

6155 South Prince Street Littleton 80120 CO
United States
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