In Loving Memory of Dr. Robert S. Rauch
September 16, 1950 - February 1, 2013
Dr. Robert S. Rauch, “Dr. Bob," was an inspiring guide for living life to the fullest, loving others with all his heart and fighting to the end. He touched countless lives as a dentist, author, coach, public speaker, consummate camp councilor, Civil War buff, magician, mentor, friend, father and husband.

He fought a seven-and-a-half year battle against cancer and remained strong and positive throughout. Following his 2005 diagnosis with appendix cancer (Pseudomyxoma Peritonei), he underwent two eleven-hour surgeries, cyberknife, radiation and thousands of hours of chemotherapy. Through it all, he continued to run his dental practice, travel the world, support his friends, speak on behalf of cancer research and laugh every day. When he woke up in the morning he asked the question “Is this going to be a great day or a really great day?” The decision, even at the most difficult times, was to have a really great day.

We will all miss his infectious enthusiasm for life, warm, comforting smile and apt story for any occasion. In that vein, we have created this website in order provide a forum for those whose lives he touched to share their stories. Dad loved you all, and through sharing these stories, we hope to keep the cycle of love and laughter alive.

Thank you for your love and for touching our father’s life.

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