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We remember: Robert Breitenbach

Breitenbach served as a professor in the College of Business for 34 years.

January 19, 2017

Robert “Bob” Breitenbach, a professor of management, passed away on Monday, Jan. 9, 2017. A celebration of his life was held on Jan. 13 at The Barn at Evergreen Memorial Park. He was 72 years old.

Breitenbach taught at MSU Denver for 34 years. His service to the University included time as a department chair and as a member of countless committees. He was a key figure in developing the entrepreneurship program.

Perhaps most importantly, he was known as a generous listener and for sharing his considerable expertise in case law with students. He provided thoughtful comments and advice to his colleagues, students and all who knew him.

Breitenbach held both a J.D. from the University of Oklahoma, Norman, and a Ph.D. in business organization from Ohio State University.

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