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Lisa Marik

Robert Hildreth Marik

July 12, 1936 - April 28, 2021

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Bob Marik. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. Click on the heart to let us know you were here and to receive email updates. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

OBITUARY
ROBERT MARIK, cherished husband, father, grandfather, brother, and friend, died on April 28 at the age of 84. With his quintessential “glass half full” approach to life and indefatigable spirit, he was a role model for how to live life to the fullest. He could often be found in an animated phone conversation with a family member, friend, business colleague, or new acquaintance as his geniality, ebullient humor, and wise counsel were...  see more
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  • Toni Davis
  • Laura Johansson
    Bob always reminded me that the two of us shared a birthday with Julius Caesar! We laughed about who would make the best emperor. Bob welcomed my brother and sister-in-law and their kids to Washington when they didn't have family in DC and always invited...  more
  • Mikel Koon
    Bob Marik made the world a better place. He had a way of making the people around him feel special and like we were part of his family. Even when we hadn't been in touch for a while, Bob would make me feel like we just talked yesterday, asking about each...  more
  • Beth Berk
    My Dear Friend Bob
    By Beth A. Berk

    My Dear Friend Bob, what a great guy,
    Nice to everyone, great smile and always a twinkle in his eye (actually, in both of them).

    What can one say about a man who everyone truly enjoyed to be around,
    He was always...  more
  • Jan Earnest
  • Jan Earnest
  • Gary MacDougal
    I alway looked up to and respected Bob , starting in Lincoln Elementary School. He was always a top student , good athlete and a very nice guy. When my long time friend Fred Malek became head of the White House Personnel Office and asked me if I had...  more
  • Mike Jennings
    I was introduced to Bob by Anne Rosenblum at a networking event in 2003 and immediately felt that he was the guy who could help my wife, Ellen, and me in finding a business to acquire for the next stage of our working lives. He ably accomplished that...  more
  • Lisa Marik
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  • Lisa Marik
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  • Lisa Marik
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  • Lisa Marik
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  • Lisa Marik
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  • Lisa Marik
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  • Lisa Marik
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  • Susan Bernstein
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  • Susan Bernstein
    Bob always loved gardening and he examined my daughter, Jobey's garden (Milwaukee) with relish.
  • Robert Johansson
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    • Robert Johansson
      Robert Johansson We have many great memories of spending time with Bob and family in the apple orchards and berry fields around the DMV. We even found ourselves cutting our own Christmas trees in some years!
      • May 19, 2021
  • Sharon Love
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  • Susan Bernstein
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  • Susan Bernstein
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    • Susan Bernstein
      Susan Bernstein I think Bob told me he was giving an address here when he was VP for public affairs at Merck. Anyone know otherwise?
      • May 14, 2021
  • Lisa Marik
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  • Joan Fletcher
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    • Joan Fletcher
      Joan Fletcher Bob and I formed a club with two friends several years ago called the Happy People. We got together once a month for dinner out, a show or apple picking etc to laugh and focus on happiness. It was the perfect club for Bob since he always focused on the...  more
      • May 12, 2021
  • Joan Fletcher
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    • Joan Fletcher
      Joan Fletcher Another picture from our Happy People club and of course everyone smiling and happy. Bob always gave his entire self to each moment.
      • May 12, 2021
  • Robert  Trachtenberg
  • David Marik
  • Sharon Love