Robert Wyckoff

Robert Wyckoff

Robert Russell Wyckoff, 64, of Scotch Plains died Jan. 31, 2014. He was born in Newark and lived in Westfield until 1980, when he moved to Scotch Plains.

A former owner and editor of The Suburban News, Mr. Wyckoff spent his entire career in printing and publishing. Most recently, he was employed by Gator Communications in Fairfield.

He held a BA from Quinnipiac University in Hamden, Conn.

He was a member of Congregation Beth Israel of Scotch Plains, where he was active in its men’s club and choir.

He is survived by his wife, Barbara (Finkelstein); his mother, Doris M. of Atlantis, Fla., a sister, Susan Wyckoff Fell of Atlantis; a brother, Douglas L. of Rahway; his mother-in-law, Joan Finkelstein of Springfield; eight nieces and nephews; and seven grandnieces and -nephews.

Services were held Feb. 3 with arrangements by Ross Shalom Chapels, Springfield. Memorial contributions may be made to the Patient Assistance Fund at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center.

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