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Obit: Robert C. Daigh

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Obit: Robert C. Daigh

Lorie (View posts)
Posted: 23 Dec 2003 1:17PM GMT
Classification: Obituary
Albuquerque Journal - December 20 2003

Robert C. Daigh of Corrales died Thursday, December 18, 2003. He was born in Los Angeles, CA on August 28, 1923. He graduated from the University of Southern California with a degree Cum Laude in Chemical Engineering. After training as an engineering officer in the U.S. Navy, he was assigned to the destroyer, Cushing, close to the end of the war with Japan and was present in Tokyo Bay at the signing of the armistice. He returned to Pasadena, CA and was active for many years with his own construction and design company, as well as with numerous civic organizations. In 1973 he moved to New Mexico, first settling in Taos and then moving to the Albuquerque area in 1987. He loved the sport of foxhunting and remained a devoted supporter of Juan Tomas Hounds, serving as Master of Foxhounds for several years. He is survived by his widow, Janice; three daughters, Ellen Daigh Herbertson and husband, Daniel, Robin Daigh Harry and husband, Edward, and Shelley Daigh Sullivan and husband, John; and six grandchildren. Also surviving are two nephews, Ronald and Gary Daigh. The family wishes to thank the caring staffs at Specialty Hospital of Albuquerque and Valle Norte Caring Center for their warmth and help during his illness. A Memorial Service is planned for January 17, 2004 at his home. Sunrise Funeral Options 7601 Wyoming Blvd NE Albuquerque, NM 87109 (505) 821-0010

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