Robert  "Bob" Steven Baron
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You brought great joy to all who knew you. Your bold laughter has been silenced, but your memory will remain. Goodby dear neighbor and friend.


Posted by: Terry Willibrand - Lancaster, CA - neighbor and friend   Jun 18, 2014

As a tour guide at NASA I always appreciated Bob's enthusiasm in sharing what he did which at the time was X-38-- it was a joy to have known him and my thoughts and prayers are with his family-- celebrate a life well lived!! J


Posted by: Mary Ann Harness - Rosamond, CA - Co-worker   Jun 18, 2014

I worked in the same Bldg with Bob in the mid 1990s, what an awesome man he was. I'm blessed to have to known him. I will be praying for his family.


Posted by: Cyndi Holland - Phoenix, AZ - Co-worker   Jun 18, 2014

Loved his laughter and talking to him was so inspiring. I worked in finance and would help him with questions on funding. Such a great man.


Posted by: Cindy Brandvig - California City, CA - Co-Worker and freind   Jun 18, 2014

We are deeply saddened to hear of Bob's passing. He will always have a special place in our hearts. I will never forget the donuts he brought to me EVERY morning while I worked with him at NASA...his amazing smile and love of life...and his response whenever someone asked how he was "OUTSTANDING"! Nor will I ever forget the many get-togethers with your family. We are truly Blessed to know and love Bob and the entire Baron family.
Love, Hugs and Prayers!
Tim, Candi, Jacob, Melody & Tommy Mertes


Posted by: Candi & Tim Mertes and Family - Warrensburg, MO - friend   Jun 18, 2014

"Beautiful Bob" will always be one of the most memorable characters I've ever known! Bob was never conventional! Memorably, when it became obvious that an F-4 program he was managing was not salvagable, he put on a full Samari costume (complete with large sword!) to tell the Center Director the project was dead!

Although his style was much different then mine, I came to admire his remarkable ability meld his team into a focused entity which delivered!

I'll miss his full-volume "OUTSTANDING" echoing down the hall!

Don Gatlin

I just realized how many exclamation points I used. Seems appropriate to describe Bob.


Posted by: Don Gatlin - Palmdale, CA - Co-worker at NASA   Jun 18, 2014

"Outstanding" was Bob's career at the Armstrong Research Center - His career spanned many "political" changes including the name of our beloved Flight Research Center. Bob was an icon at work --- you always knew whne he was around. He demonstrated his enthusiasm for his projects he managedboth in all aspects _ technical, team building, professionally and emotionally. I was inspired by him as I followed him him in my career as project manager. He was a pleasure to work

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Posted by: Louis Steers - Santa Ana, CA - co-worker   Jun 18, 2014

I was the secretary for the Dir of Projects in the 70's...Bob was my go-to-guy to get things done..he was like a big brother who was always there to make things better. God bless Bob and all his family.


Posted by: Patti Apprill - Hollister, MO - Friendl   Jun 18, 2014

I'm so sorry to hear of Bob's passing. He was larger than life - a wonderful friend and great Project Manager at NASA. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your families.


Posted by: Jan Purifoy - Lancaster, CA - NASA Friend and Co-Worker   Jun 17, 2014

Bob definitely was one of the most known and loked people at "dryden" Armstrong. i was on the credit union supervisory committee with him and our meetings were always memorrable. there were five on the committtee with Bob as the chair. i remember him saying he never got more than 2-3 hours of sleep so as not to sleep his life away. He packed more into one day than most of us do in three. we will miss him


Posted by: cindy - lancaster, CA - coworker   Jun 17, 2014