Robin Bruce Fellows, Whitewater, WI (1949-2015)
June 21, 1949 - October 20, 2015
Robin Bruce Fellows, 66, of Whitewater, WI, passed away on Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2015, at his home after a courageous battle with cancer. Robin was born on June 21, 1949, in Lockport, NY, to Bruce and Grace (Fife) Fellows. Robin received his Bachelor of Music Degree from the State University of New York at Potsdam, and his Master of Music Degree from the Cleveland Institute of Music. While in Cleveland, he met his future wife, Katherine Howard, and later married her in West Haven, CT, on Aug. 25, 1979. Robin proudly received his Doctor of Music Degree from Northwestern University. He also served in the United States Coast Guard Band. Robin was a Professor of Music at the University of Wisconsin-Whitewater for 26 years. He was a dedicated musician and teacher, and gave numerous recitals. He also performed in the Wisconsin Chamber Orchestra, the Milwaukee Ballet Orchestra and the Woodstock Mozart Festival Orchestra. Program Press recently published his edition of works for flute by French composers. Robin loved playing chamber music with his colleagues, reading, swimming, mediation, and spending time with his family and friends. He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Robin is survived by his wife, Katherine; and his two children, Victoria Fellows of Carlsbad, CA, and Matthew Fellows of Whitewater, WI; and a sister, Judith (Doug Chatwin) Fellows of Williamsville, NY.
A Visitation will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 28, 2015, from 4 until 6 p.m. at the CONGREGATIONAL UNITED CHURCH OF CHRIST, 133 South Franklin St., Whitewater, WI, followed by a program of music at 6 p.m. and a time to share memories. Memorials may be made to the American Heart Association.
NITARDY FUNERAL HOME is serving the Fellows family.