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Robert Hartwell Fiske, 68, of Rockport, passed away on Monday, April 25 2016. Robert was born in Boston on March 5, 1948, the son of the late Robert H and Barbara W Fiske.
He is survived by his brothers, Bradford White Fiske and Bruce Cameron Fiske, a select group of precious friends, and his dog, Chuck.
His prepared statement of passage follows:
Robert Hartwell Fiske, owner and editor of the Vocabula Review since its genesis in September 1999, has died. Vocabula, I am sorry to say, will die along with him. My apologies. I have taken great pleasure in getting to know you, my readers. And I will miss you mightily. I wish you all an auspicious fate, a long-lived life. (Even though many people pronounce long-lived with a short i sound, the long i is correct. Long-lived derives from the word life, not the word live.)
Responses may be given at bwfiske@live.com. Arrangements are by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington St., Gloucester. Online condolences may also be given at: www.greelyfuneralhome.com.
Published on  April 28, 2016
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