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Rob Lapen - Celebration of Life

Rob Lapen - Celebration of Life

A gathering for friends and family to celebrate the life of Robert Lapen is scheduled to take place Sunday, July 13, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m. at Hal Holmes Center (209 N. Ruby St.) in Ellensburg.

Rob passed away November 29, 2013.  He was born July 17,1936 in Brooklyn, N.Y.  Rob was a faculty member in the Department of Biological Sciences at CWU from 1973 until his retirement in 1997.  Rob was passionate about his teaching and his support of students.  During his 24 years at CWU, Rob taught immunology, virology, infectious disease, non-infectious disease, and a variety of other courses.  He mentored and inspired many students.  In addition to his teaching, Rob had a passion for boating and natural history.

Please join Rob's family (wife Linda, sons David and Thomas and their families) and friends to share our memories and stories of Rob.

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