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Robert Bryson LeLieuvre
September 5, 1944 - December 1, 2010

Robert Bryson LeLieuvre
Robert Bryson LeLieuvre died of pulmonary complications in Roswell, New Mexico on December 1, 2010. He was born to Armand and Agnes Bryson LeLieuvre on September 5, 1944 in Waltham, MA. He grew up close to his parents and extended family; Joseph and Mame Sheridan and their daughters Mary Sheridan and Barbara (Steve) Rando and their children and grandchildren. He leaves behind in-laws and their children; Inta and Imants Abele and their daughters Diana and Laurie, Julia and Ray Wiggington and their children Ed Wiggington and Deb Merino (John) and their children Anna and Alex and Visvaldis and Bonnie Zarins and his daughter Laurel. He also leaves behind his forever person, his wife Laima. He was much loved and will be greatly missed. He was lucky to share deep friendships and meaningful professional relationships with people in Massachusetts, Ohio, Indiana, Maine, Illinois, California, New York, Montana, New Mexico, Ireland, Taiwan, Malaysia and Austria.
Robert earned an A.B. from Boston College and M.A. and Ph. D from the University of Cincinnati. He was an academic and clinician. He taught at Bradley University, Indiana-Purdue University, Goddard College and Stone Child College. He was Associate Dean of the College of Professional Studies at University of San Francisco. He was visiting faculty member at the National University of Malaysia and the University of Illinois College of Medicine. He served as senior clinical psychologist at St. Brigidís Hospital County Louth,, Ireland and in other clinical positions at the Golden Triangle Community Health Center in Havre, MT and the Kennebec Valley Mental Health Center in Waterville, ME. Robert is distinguished nationally through his research on the psychology of those reporting experiences with UFOís and aliens. He also published a book, PEOPLEWORK with his co-author Judy Powell. Robert a professor of psychology at the University of Great Falls from 1995-2007 when he moved to distinguished faculty status. In 2000, Robert was awarded the Marich Outstanding Faculty Award. His colleagues were valued as friends and professional inspiration. He respected and enjoyed all his students. His teaching allowed him to live the dream of doing something he truly loved.
Robertís personal passions included reading, bicycling, open wheel car racing, good food and wine, and ďall creatures great and smallĒ. He loved and cared for his beloved dogs; Boris, Otto, Cecil, Connor and Declan. His cats; Bryson, Bandit, Grendel, Keke and Emerson were equally loved.
So, Robert, you were one of a kind. We love you, thank you and salute you for a job well done and wish you Godspeed. Robertís family will have a mass for him at St. Maryís in Waltham. The University of Great Falls will hold a memorial service in January. There will be a local service of prayer and gratitude at St. Markís Lutheran Church in Roswell on Monday, December 6, 11:00 a.m.
In lieu of flowers the family request contributions be made to their local humane society in memory of Robert.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Ballard Funeral Home and Crematory. An online obituary can be accessed at www.ballardfuneralhome.com .

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