Obituaries & Tributes

Robert Lewis Ticknor

date of birth October 26 1926

date of death September 24 2012

Robert Lewis Ticknor died at the age of 85 in Canby, Oregon on September 24, 2012.

He was born to Lewis Roger and Christina Faith (Terndrup), Ticknor on October 26, 1926 in Portland, Oregon. He graduated from Washington High School in Portland and attended Oregon State University and Michigan State University where he recieved a Doctorate Degree.

He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II.

On September 10, 1950, he married Ruth Englehart in Portland.

He was an OSU professor emeritus and worked 35 years at OSU's North Willamette Research and Extension Center as a research culturist in nursery plants.

He was a member of the American Rhododendron, Holly Growers, Plant Propagators and Portland Rhododendron societies.

Survivors include his wife of 62 years; son, Arthur of Eugene; daughter, Holly Krous of Monmouth; five grandchildren; and tree great-grandchildren.

His son Keith preceded him in death.

A wervice will be held Sunday, October 7, at 2:00 pm at Crystal Springs Rhododendron Garden.

Arrangements entrusted to Canby Funeral Chapel.


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