Published on December 13, 2021

Richard M. Robinson

Richard M. Robinson passed away on November 26, 2021. Richie was a long time IEEE and ProComm member who served as Society Membership Chair, Vice President, as well as President. In addition to holding offices, he chaired several conferences over the years. Richie received the Alfred N. Goldsmith award in 1983 and the IEEE Third Millennium Medal in 2000. He retired from Grumman Aerospace in 1994. After his retirement, Richie brought his son, Steve Robinson into ProComm in 1995. Steve served as Society Treasurer for many years. Richie was an avid skier and loved to spend time on the mountains of Vermont. Richie is survived by his wife, Rikki Robinson; his daughter and son-in-law, Michelle and Marc Young; son and daughter-in-law, Steve and My Tien Robinson; as well as four grandchildren, Logan Robinson, Cody Young, Alicia Robinson, and Ryan Young.