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WHEREAS, Robert L. Crowell was an outstanding citizen of the State of Nevada who lived his life to the fullest and dedicated his career to making life better for the residents in his community; and

WHEREAS, Robert L. Crowell, known to his family, friends, and the Carson City community as ‘Mayor Bob’, was born on November 28, 1945 in Tonopah to William Jefferson Crowell and Harriett Lamson Crowell; and

WHEREAS,  Robert was a true public servant who always sought to make Carson City, Nevada’s capital, a welcoming and forward-looking community who cares for all of its citizens; and

WHEREAS, Robert was married to his wife, Susan Asbury Crowell, for 49 years and was the father of four children: Caroline, Bradley, David and Todd; the grandfather to 2 granddaughters with another granddaughter due in 2021; and younger brother to William Jefferson Crowell Jr.; and

WHEREAS, he graduated from Carson High School before attending and graduating from Stanford University and Hastings School of Law; and

WHEREAS, Robert selflessly served our country as a Captain in the U.S. Navy and was a Vietnam War Veteran; and

WHEREAS, he was an amateur pilot who loved flying, running in the Carson City foothills, boating on Lake Tahoe, skiing in the Sierra’s, and spending time with his family; and

WHEREAS, Robert contributed to his community as a husband, father, grandfather, lawyer, lobbyist, school board trustee and mayor; and

WHEREAS, he enjoyed listening to and working with all of his fellow Carsonite’s, and always sought to find win-win solutions to improve the lives of his fellow citizens and strengthen Carson City’s sense of community for the benefit of all residents; and

WHEREAS, the State of Nevada joins his family, friends, and colleagues to celebrate Robert L. Crowell’s life and commitment to public service;

NOW, THEREFORE, I, STEVE SISOLAK, GOVERNOR OF THE STATE OF NEVADA, do hereby proclaim October 29, 2020 as a day in honor of


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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Nevada to be affixed at the State Capitol in Carson City, this 27th day of October 2020

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