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Robert H. Shanks

Death Date: May 23, 2015

Arrangements are incomplete at this time. Service details will be posted as soon as they become available.
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  1. Bob was "first love" to Ann Soesbe, in 1957, as a young lady from Tennessee who was in NYC for a few weeks that summer. If someone would email me (rusta@bellsouth.net) a snail mail address, I have over a year of letters from him that I would be happy to share. (I tried several years ago, when I moved, as I had saved them for the beauty of the writing and the wonderful memory of a summer romance.) It gives you a "picture" of his early years (working as a page, at CBS, when I met him when attending a live recording of Ed Sullivan, or someone of that type. Another friend was with me and the two young men were complete and total "gentlemen" and shared time with us and seeing the city with "our" guides!

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