Robert Lamar Giffin (1951-2003)
GIFFIN, Robert Lamar - Born September 2, 1951 in Grand Rapids, Michigan. Passed away at home on February 20, 2003, surrounded by friends who loved him dearly. Bob will be greatly missed by his colleagues at the Los Angeles Lyric Opera, where he worked as lighting designer for the last 11 years. He will also be missed by his fellow members of the Los Angeles Gay Men's Chorus. Bob was happiest when he was cooking, watching classic movies with friends, playing tennis, or making his annual trip to the Winter Festival in Avignon.
He is survived by his partner of 22 years, Kevin Lamb, and his sister Barbara Peek in Phoenix, Arizona. Service to be held at 2 p.m. on Sunday, February 23, at Fisher & Diaz Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Los Angeles Lyric Opera.