Mr. Gowan has died
Robert "Bob" Gowan Passed away on July 26th, 2007,
in Palm Springs, CA, following complications after bypass surgery
at the age of eighty. Bob resided most of his life in Marin County.
He is survived by his two children, Margaret Briggs of the Azores,
Portugal and John Gowan of Novato; and his three grandchildren,
Anne, Julia and Jack Briggs of the Azores, Portugal. Bob was
a teacher and a principal in the Reed Union School District and
Superintendent/Principal of the Ross School District. He served
in the military during World War II. Bob was an avid tennis player
and active member of the Mt. Tamalpais Racquet Club in Larkspur.
Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Anthony's Catholic Church
in Novato on Thursday, August 23rd at 10:30 a.m. In lieu of flowers,
the family prefers memorial/remembrances be sent to the Northern
California Kidney Foundation, 131 Steuart Street, Suite 520,
San Francisco, CA 94105.