Robert ‘Bob’ B. Morrison ’51 of Arvada, Colo., died August 8, 2009. Bob was born in San Diego, Calif., in 1927 and graduated from East High School in Denver before coming to Mines. He was a member of the Kappa Sigma fraternity and graduated with a professional degree in mining engineering, as did his father, Jewel Morrison, in 1926. After a year at Mines, Bob joined the U.S. Army to serve during World War II. He returned in 1948 to complete his degree. Shortly after graduating, he joined Telluride Mining. From 1954 to 1956 he was the assistant county engineer for Jefferson County. He was also regularly involved in Arvada city government. In 1988 he retired as the VP and chief engineer of Hutchinson Homes. He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Betty; children, Mary Elizabeth and Paul; and two grandsons.
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