Robert Randall Daring, 87

P AWLET, VT — Robert (Bob) Randall Daring passed away on Friday, June 22, 2012, at his home.

Bob Daring was born Aug. 29, 1924, in Schenectady, NY. In World War II, he served as a corporal in the 78th “Lightning” Division of the U.S. Army, where he participated in the Battle for the Remagen Bridge, as well as the battle of the Bulge. He graduated from the University of Cincinnati in 1954, immediately entered the General Electric Management Training Program, and then worked for GE for 26 years as a manager of metal manufacturing. Retiring from GE in 1986, he moved to Pawlet. He then spent the following 12 years volunteering as a guardian ad litem with the Bennington County Family Court. Several years ago he received a commendation from then-Secretary of State Deb Markowitz for his 20 years of service to the town of Pawlet, where he served on the Planning Commission and the Zoning Board of Adjustment. Bob was an active member of the First Congregational Church of Manchester and and previously had been an elder in the Presbyterian Church. He was a longtime member of the Granville Rotary Club and also volunteered in the Pawlet Library and the Pawlet Food Pantry.

Bob leaves behind his wife Virginia of 59 years, son K. Mason Daring of Marblehead, Mass., and grandchildren Kate and Matthew, daughter Karin Brandewie of The Woodlands, Texas, son-in-law John Brandewie and grandchildren Sean and Drew. He was predeceased by his daughter Kristin, and survived by grandchildren Josh, Andrew, Cristina, Debbie and Tabitha, their spouses and seven great-granddaughters.

There will be a celebration of Bob’s life at the First Congregational Church of Manchester, Sunday, July 1, at 2 p.m.

Memorial contributions, if desired, may be made to the Pawlet Library or the First Congregational Church of Manchester.

 

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