Sycaway- Robert W. “Bob” Galbraith, 87, a longtime resident of Brunswick and more recently Sycaway, died peacefully, Wednesday, May 11, 2022 at Samaritan Hospital following a brief illness.
Born in Troy, July 5, 1934, Bob was the son of the late Robert D. and Elizabeth (Hilaire) Galbraith and for over 66 years the husband of Lois E. (Crogan) Galbraith of Sycaway who survives. Bob and Lois were married on October 29, 1955.
Bob was a graduate of Lansingburgh High School.
For over 38 years he was employed as a Lab Tech by the Nashua Corporation in Watervliet and retired in 2002. More recently he was employed for the past 20 years as a courier by Community Care in Troy.
Bob was a member of the Brunswick Sportsman’s Club, was an avid reader, loved to tinker in his garage and had an extensive collection of pocket knives and flashlights.
In addition to his beloved wife, Lois, Bob is survived by three sons and two daughters-in-law, Paul and Sherry Galbraith of Greenwich, Jeffrey Galbraith of Cambridge, and Bruce and Carol Galbraith of Eagle Mills, six grandchildren, Adam Galbraith, Sarah Galbraith, Jenna Galbraith, Jesse Galbraith, Sam Galbraith and Kayleigh Galbraith, two great grandchildren, Wyatt Galbraith and Waylon Galbraith and a sister-in-law, Shirley Templeton. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by a son, Mark D. Galbraith in September 2011.
Friends and family are invited to attend a graveside ceremony for Bob on Saturday, June 18th, 2022 at 10:30 a.m. at Eagle Mills Cemetery in Brunswick.
Memorial contributions if desired may be made to either the Albany Damien Center, or PAWS (pets are wonderful support) c/o the Albany Damien Center, 728 Madison Avenue #100, Albany, NY 12208 in memory of Robert W. “Bob” Galbraith.