Dr. Robert (Bob) Aten passed away on Friday February 24, 2017. He is survived by daughter Diane Aten; step daughters Caren Stearns (Frank) and Wendy Oshiki (Tim); and three grandchildren Colleen, Patrick, and Sean.
Bob was a deeply devoted father and grandfather; a brilliant economist and conversationalist. He also was a lover of chess, golf, bridge, and swimming. He lived life to the fullest, working in Indonesia for nine years, traveling extensively overseas, including to Jamaica, Egypt, Asia, and the Middle East. He served in the Army and worked for the government throughout his career, retiring from USAID. He was very loving and supportive of his friends and family, and raised his daughter Diane, on his own for many years.