Robert W. Day

Robert W. Day died quietly on Jan. 12, 2009. He is survived by Marjorie, his wife of 63 years; daughters, Sharon Gell and Jacky Guthrie, their husbands Jon and Marvin; grandchildren, Selena, Lauren, and Aaron Gell; sisters, Winnie, Marion, Sylvia, Barbara, and Doris; and numerous nieces and nephews.

After retiring from the University of Massachusetts, where he was a professor of Mechanical Engineering for 33 years, Bob and Marge moved to the Rogue Valley seven years ago to be close to their daughters and their families. His presence enriched the entire family and he will be missed.

The family has established The Robert Day Scholarship in Mechanical Engineering. Contributions can be made payable to, UMass-Amherst, Attn: Robert Day Scholarship, send to, UMass-Amherst, 130 Natural Resources Road, Amherst, MA. 01003.