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Robert Y. Farnham

July 22, 1934 - April 23, 2010
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ROBERT Y. FARNHAM, DMD. JULY 22, 193 ~ APRIL 23, 2010 Robert Y. Farnham, son of Frank and Eleanor Farnham, died Friday, April 23, 2010, at home after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease surrounded by his family. "Bob" as he was known to family, friends and patients was born in Calgary, Canada and was one of the few that enjoyed dual citizenship. He was a graduate of Washington High School; Lewis and Clark College and the U of O Dental School. After dental school Bob enlisted in the US Army Dental Corp. as a Captain and was honorably discharged in l964. He was a member of the Psi Omega Fraternity;...
ROBERT Y. FARNHAM, DMD.

JULY 22, 193 ~ APRIL 23, 2010

Robert Y. Farnham, son of Frank and Eleanor Farnham, died Friday, April 23, 2010, at home after a long battle with Parkinson's Disease surrounded by his family.

"Bob" as he was known to family, friends and patients was born in Calgary, Canada and was one of the few that enjoyed dual citizenship.

He was a graduate of Washington High School; Lewis and Clark College and the U of O Dental School.

After dental school Bob enlisted in the US Army Dental Corp. as a Captain and was honorably discharged in l964.

He was a member of the Psi Omega Fraternity; Multnomah County Dental Society; ODA; ADA; Western Society of Periodontology; American Prosthodontic Society and the International College of Dentistry.

Bob's love of dentistry, golf and family brought him years of enjoyment.

He is survived by his wife, Lorna; son, Duane Farnham and his wife Michelle; daughter, Teresa Johnson; step-daughter, Andrea Slaughter; grandchildren, Savannah Arias, Christian Slaughter, Derek Johnson and Sarah (Johnson) Borski. He was preceded in death by his parents and his first wife Janet (Schweitzer) Farnham.

Friends are invited to a celebration of life service at 12:00 PM, Sat., May 1, 2010, at Lincoln Memorial Park Funeral Home. A reception will follow at Sayler's Old Country Kitchen.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Adventist Hospice, 5835 NE 122nd, Portland, OR. 97230 or Creston Children's Dental Center, Attn: Lora Mattsen, 4701 SE Bush, Portland, OR. 97206.


Arrangements under the direction of Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home, Portland, OR.

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