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Theodore "Ted" P. Robinson

May 3, 1932 ~ August 17, 2018 (age 86)

            Theodore (“Ted”) P.  Robinson passed away suddenly in Albany New York on Friday, August 17th 2018 after battling cancer.  Arrangements have been entrusted to Cleveland Funeral Home, Watertown, NY.

            Ted was born May 3, 1932 and raised in Watertown New York, son of Leon and Loretta Robinson formerly of the Loretta Robinson Shop on Court Street.  Ted was preceded in death by his beloved son, Matthew.  He is survived by his former wife Norene Fry Robinson, daughter Linda Robinson, son-in-law Harvey Rempel and grandson Mark Rempel.

            Ted attended the University of Rochester where he earned a Bachelor of Science in Industrial Management and Masters Degrees in both Applied Mathematics and Optics.  Later in life Ted received his J.D from Albany Law School.  He was employed as an Optical Engineer at the Eastman Kodak Co for 28 years.  In 1986 Ted moved to San Diego where he worked for Science Applications International Corporation.  Upon receipt of his law degree in 1994, he was a practicing Attorney in Albany New York until his death.

            Ted will be remembered fondly for his cross-country bicycle rides, winter mountaineering, running the New York Marathon, playing the violin, and many other interesting experiences. 

            A graveside service in Ted’s memory will be held 11AM  Saturday, September 1st at Glenwood Cemetery in Watertown NY.  A celebration of Ted’s life will be hosted by the loving Schell-Guy family Sunday Sept 2nd in Albany NY. 

            In lieu of flowers, donations in Ted’s honor may be made to the Matthew T. Robinson ’79 Endowed Scholarship at the University of Rochester Donor Services  P.O. Box 270032, Rochester, NY 14627 or on-line at:

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Donations may be made to:

Matthew T. Robinson ’79 Endowed Scholarship at the University of Rochester Donor Services
P.O. Box 270032, Rochester NY 14627

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