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Robert Lee Boughton

Robert Lee Boughton, Jr. April 10, 1921 - August 5, 2009

Bob was an enthusiastic promoter of education.  He funded many individual's education including all of his grandchildren's college.  His endeavor to further education was consummated with his request to donate his body to the UCLA School of Medicine.  Bob's celebration of education is further supported by the creation of the Robert L. Boughton, Jr. Educational Scholarship Fund by his wife Sally.  Each year a scholarship grant directed by five immediate family members will be used to support their chosen educational institution.  One of the scholarships given will be to a Carpinteria school.

At 88 years old, Bob passed away after a long and wonderful life.  He was born in New York but was raised near Cleveland.  He received a degree from Princeton University before serving our country during WWII in the Army Air Corps.  His travels took him throughout the world before settling down in Southern California to start a Real Estate business.  He lived the past 15 years in Carpinteria with his beloved wife Sally.  He enjoyed golfing, sailing, his cat Willie, the ocean view, and watching his numerous grandchildren grow.  He was predeceased by his parents, Robert Sr. and Flora Boughton as well as by his sister Marsha Cooper.  He's survived by his wife of 25 years, Sally; son Robert III and wife Dorothy and grandchildren Bobby, Bryan, Fred, Veronica and Carolanne; by son Robert Strachan and wife Charon and grandchildren Michael, Lisa and Cristine with husband Devon and great-grandchildren Abby and Jake; by daughter Judith Anderson and husband Niels and grandchildren Sara and Kate; by daughter Nancy Healy and husband Patrick and grandchildren Ashley and Nicole.

He will be greatly missed and fondly remembered by all who knew him.  We would like to extend a special thank you to his care givers and many friends at Villa Alamar.  Bob wished that all who knew him would strive to live their lives to the fullest.