Bob Blair
February 4, 2008

Robert I. Blair died Feb. 4, 2008, at age 63.

Robert I. Blair was born April 30, 1944, in Vallejo, Calif. He served in the Idaho National Guard. He was an air traffic controller for Northwest Airlines, most recently in Memphis, Tenn., retiring after 35 years. He had lived in Troutdale and Vancouver since about 2001.

Survivors include his daughters, Shelly Parini-Runge and Kim Buchanan; son, Eric; mother, Ota; sister, Sylvia Remily; brother, Dennis; and three grandchildren.