George Robbins Memorial Site

Information about the Memorial Service for George on Saturday, May 4th.

grr links (suggestions welcome)

Excellent video of George & explanation of his car situation of the Commodore era (same as at netaxs but no video on that...)
George's web page
About George from his web page (hasn't been updated for quite some time)
Interesting info about George's impact on Amiga development (and is that why one of the netaxs Juniper M5s is called junebug...)

pictures (we're looking for more)

A particularly suspicious-looking grr
grr caught relaxing
From the opening of the colo facility (aka george's unofficial official residence)

jayfar took these pictures of grr on March 1. "Grr had called me into the colo to show me the rigging he set up to extract one of X's servers from the middle of the rack. Several hundred pounds of servers were weighing down on the rack-mounted box he needed to work on." Typical grr...
colo acrobatics #1 colo acrobatics #2 colo acrobatics #3

We are looking for skating pictures of grr as well.

grr thoughts, memorials, and stories (stories welcome)


Bernie Mojzes (netaxs)
Raymond Leonard (school and college friend)
Stacy Reiber (netaxs)
Paradox (netaxs)
Tony Rowley (netaxs)
Kristin Hill (netaxs)
Avi Freedman (netaxs)
John Scoggin - (added Feb 27, 2011)

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We've arranged with Rosemont College for access to the McShain Performing
Arts Center for the memorial.  It will be held at 6pm on Saturday.

We'll be getting directions and a campus map up on the web page as soon as
possible (later today, early tomorrow).

Please RSVP to with number of people who you'll be
bringing so that we can make food arrangements.accordingly.

We encourage you to distribute this information as appropriate.


=========================   2002/04/29 03:50pm

We have confirmed with George's family that his funeral is to
be a private affair.  We are working on definite plans for a 
memorial and gathering on Saturday, May 4, probably starting in
the early afternoon.  We will send details to the grr-announce
list as soon as we have them.



=========================   2002/04/28 12:10pm

To be kept updated about memorial services or plans for George, please
please send mail to:

With the word 'subscribe' (no quotes) in the subject line.

=========================   2002/04/28 12:10pm

George H. Robbins Age 48 of West Chester, PA, formerly of Wilmington, DE,
died April 26, 2002.  Mr. Robbins was a graduate of Concord High School 
and worked as a computer programmer. He enjoyed roller-skating and skiing.
Survivors include his parents, Walter and Martha Robbins of Wilmington; 
brother, Charles Robbins of Dallas, TX; 3 sisters, Elizabeth Wickersham 
of Newark, Lucy Robbins of Bear, Rebecca Ashley of Newark; 4 nephews; and 
2 nieces.  The funeral service and burial will be private.

The family suggests memorial contributions to the American Heart
Association, 1096 Old Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19713.

Arrangements by MCCRERY FUNERAL HOMES (04/28/2002)

=========================   2002/04/27 09:10pm

George Robbins passed away early in the morning on Friday 
April 26, 2002.  We at netaxs are still trying to come to 
grips with the reality of his loss.  George has worked for
and with netaxs for over 5 years and has been an integral
part of our lives.

We currently do not know what his family will choose to
do for a memorial/funeral.  We will post an update as soon
as we know.

We are tentatively planning to have a "friends of George"
gathering on the weekend of May 4th, 

If anyone is interested in information about memorials for
George, please send me email at


Avi Freedman