Wagstaff, Robert Hugo, a 78 year resident of Torrance, passed away on Monday, May 23, 2005 in Torrance. Born in Los Angeles, CA, he was 78 when he died. Robert is survived by Wife, Betty Wagstaff of Torrance, CA, Sons, Edward Wagstaff of Thousand Oaks, CA, and Robert Wagstaff of Torrance, CA,; Granddaughter, Amanda Wagstaff, Grandsons, Keith Wagstaff & Ryan Wagstaff; and Great Grandchild, Tea Wagstaff. A gathering of family and friends with viewing available will begin at 8 am in the Lighthouse Reception room at the Rice Mortuary followed by funeral services at 10 am on Friday, May 27, 2005. Burial will follow at Green Hills Memorial Park in Ranch Palos Verdes. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Shriner's Hospital for Children, 3160 Geneva Street, Los Angeles, CA 90020.

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  1. To Betty, Family and friends, I have had the privilege of knowing Bob for around 20 years. I share your loss and your grief. He will be missed at the Greenwood men\’s stage. I look forward to seeing him at the big meeting in the sky. May God be with you Betty in your time of loss an sorrow.

  2. To Family & Friends, Although I will miss Bob\’s wit & wisdom I know he\’s in a better place with our Higher Power. His memory lives on in my life and will continue to inspire me one day at a time.

  3. I offer condolences, personally and on behalf of the Torrance Nicotine Anonymous group on “Engineer Bob\’s” passing. I have fond memories of Bob gained over the past 16 months in the organization and was glad to see he got to take that cruise on the QEII before this disaster struck. I don\’t recall how we got to talking about ham radio and the weekly meeting, but he encouraged me to re-enter ham radio, which I did. I called him from time to time, to see when he\’d be able to return to the meetings. Alas, on our last chat before I left on vacation, he related that he had been taken off of kemo (which I thought was not a good sign). May the lord keep him well, and may his wish come true for his son to give up smoking.

  4. Betty and family: I send my most sincere condolences for your loss. I appreciate how much your family became my temporary family while I was in high school many years ago. I would very much like to contact you and will send a card with my other information. With care and sympathy, Merril

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