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MILLINOCKET – Robert “Bob” Rush, 67, died unexpectedly Monday, Feb. 15, 2010, in Bangor. He was born June 18, 1942, in Millinocket, the son of Raymond H. and Loretta “Belle” (Luke) Rush. Bob grew up in Millinocket and was a graduate of Stearns High School, Class of 1961. He attended the University of Maine, and continued his education at various institutions of higher learning during the years. At the time of his death, he was a student and a history instructor at Eastern Maine Community College, Bangor, and was due to receive his master’s degree in the spring. Bob lived a full life, with various interests, hobbies and vocations. He coached baseball at Cheverus High School, Portland, was a project manager at CIT, Boston; drove a taxi in Boston, studied law, and had a lifelong interest in history. He was very active in the Maine Democrat Party and enjoyed jazz music and Native American history and culture. He will be missed by his many friends. Bob is survived by a sister, Betsy Dewitt and her husband, Richard, of South Paris; a brother, James Rush and his wife, Sandy, of Fort Smith, Ark.; nieces and nephews, Jenny Monroe of Bradley, Richard Dewitt Jr. of Florida, Todd Dewitt and his wife, Lorna, of Buckfield, James Dewitt and his wife, Christina, of Windham, Heather Dewitt of Somerville, N.H., and Marsha Rush of Fort Smith, Ark.; several great-nieces, great-nephews and cousins. Services will be held in the springtime at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by Lamson Funeral Home, Millinocket. Messages of condolence may be expressed at

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