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Robert Earl Dewar Jr.

July 4, 1949 ~ April 8, 2013 (age 63) 63 Years Old
Robert Earl Dewar Jr. PhD., 63, of Middle Haddam, beloved husband of Alison Richard, died Monday April 8th at his home. Born July 4, 1949 in Birmingham, Michigan he was the son of the late Robert E. and Nancy J. (Miller) Dewar and had lived in Middle Haddam for 37 years. Robert was a Professor of Anthropology at the University of Connecticut at Storrs. He was a member of Christ Episcopal Church in Middle Haddam. Besides his wife he is survived by two daughters Bessie Dewar and her husband Alex Welsh of Jamaica Plain, MA, Charlotte Dewar and her fiancAC. Ed Lowther of London, England, a brother John Dewar, a sister Jane Dewar, and his granddaughter Violet Welsh. He was predeceased by his son Gavin R. Dewar in 1987. Funeral services will be held Friday April 12th at 12 noon in the Christ Episcopal Church in Middle Haddam. Burial will be private at the convenience of the family. The Spencer Funeral Home has care of arrangements. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Vincent DePaul 618 Main St. Middletown, Ct 06457. To leave online condolences please visit

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