April 14, 1953 - July 10, 2018
Bob was born on April 14, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois the son of the late Robert W. and Irene De Haven. He passed away in Elk Grove Village, Illinois on July 10, 2018 at the age of 65. He was preceded in death by his wife Pamela (nee Laugels) in 2013. Bob received both Bachelor and Master degrees in Architecture from the University of Illinois where he was a member of Alpha Rho Chi Fraternity. Bob began his professional career in Champaign, Illinois on the faculty of The University of Illinois School of Architecture. In 1984 he directed a small, Los Angeles based consulting studio with Charles W. Moore FAIA. Moving east, he worked in Associate roles with Dan Peter Kopple and Associates and Curtis Cox Kennerly Architects, both based in Philadelphia, and later with RTKL Associates of Baltimore. Bob established Robert M. De Haven AIA, Architects in 1993. His independent practice centered in commercial Office and Sports & Entertainment markets for both architecture and interiors, along with custom residential design. Bob relocated his residence and his practice to the greater Chicago area in 2010, continuing to serve clients in both areas. Throughout his career, Bob remained active in education as a guest critic and lecturer at a variety of colleges and universities. Bob is survived by his sister Marcia and her husband Robert J. Kizior. Memorial Funeral Services will be held Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 11am at St. Nicholas Episcopal Church, 1072 Ridge Avenue, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007 with Rev. Manuel Borg officiating. Interment is private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Alexian Brothers Hospice Residence, 901 Martha Street, Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007.
Bob was born on April 14, 1953 in Chicago, Illinois the son of the late Robert W. and Irene De Haven. He passed away in Elk Grove Village, Illinois on July 10, 2018 at the age of 65. He was preceded in death by his wife Pamela (nee Laugels)... View Obituary & Service Information
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