Robert Gaul, age 77, passed away September 16, 2014 in Fairfax, VA. He had Alzheimer’s disease.
Son of Robert Louis and Doris Broker Gaul, born March 2, 1932 in White Plains, NY, he was a graduate of White Plains High School, class of 1949. After being drafted and serving time in the Army, he attended the University of Colorado, graduating in 1961 with a degree in Business Administration.
He joined the USAID Foreign Service in 1965 and was a Program Officer stationed in Manila, Saigon, and Bangkok. In 1992, he earned his Master of Library Science degree from the University of Maryland.
His marriage to Barbara Jean McLaughlin ended in divorce. His survivors include son, Todd Eric of Carrboro, NC, Tracy Ellen (Mrs. Matt) Prostko and grandson Trip Prosko of Austin, TX, brother Ronald of Ft. Collins, CO, several cousins, and longtime companion, Joyce Simmons of Fairfax, VA.