Obituary: Robert D. Hughes

Robert David Hughes of Westport Island, died Thursday, September 7, surrounded by his family, after a brief and courageous battle with lung cancer.

Born in Boston in 1941, he attended Thayer Academy, Tufts University and Georgetown Law Center.

Mr. Hughes strove to achieve a life committed to nobility. The ideal began at Camp O-AT-KA in Maine, where Sir Galahad was his first role model. He met his wife 46 years ago.

{josquote}In 1975 he took leave of A&A to become the administrative head of the National Bahá'í Center in Wilmette, Illinois.{/josquote}

In 1964, they moved to Chicago where he became a partner at A. C. Babize & Co., a brokerage agency.

Mr. and Mrs. Hughes became Baha'is in 1972.

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