Robert Fluck Jr. Obituary

Robert R. Fluck

Robert R. Fluck, Jr. 69, of North Syracuse, passed away Sunday. Born in Pittsburgh, PA, the son of the late Robert Sr. and Betty Lippman Fluck, Bob earned his Bachelor of Science degree in biology at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 1972, his certificate in Respiratory Therapy from the NYU Bellevue School of Respiratory Therapy in 1973, and MS in Adult Education from Syracuse University in 1982. Robert R. Fluck, Jr. began his career at Upstate in 1975 as an instructor in the Respiratory Therapy Program in the College of Health Related Professions where he was eventually promoted to Associate Professor in 1985 and served as the Department of Respiratory Therapy’s Director of Clinical Education from 1984 to 2001, retiring in 2009. During that time, he authored or co-authored over 22 articles published in various medical journals.

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