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Dr. Robert Martin Bennett

November 30, 1940 ~ May 22, 2020 (age 79)

Obituary

We are saddened to announce that Dr. Robert Martin Bennett peacefully passed May 22, 2020.

Robert was a distinguished professor of medicine, a founder and head of the Rheumatology Department at OHSU. He lectured around the world, was a pioneer in Fibromyalgia research, had 4 research patents, and was a prolific writer and cited expert in his field.

Robert grew up in Berkhamsted, England, served in the Royal Air Force in Cyprus, and immigrated to the U.S in 1972. Robert was an avid mountain climber, marathon runner and track athlete in his youth.

He is survived by his loving wife, Dr. Sharon Clark Bennett; three children, Emma, Jeremy and Katie; and five grandchildren.

He will be greatly missed and our memories of him will be held in our hearts forever.

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