Robert L. Byrne died February 7th at the age of 77 at Stamford Hospital with his family by his side. He was born in Long Beach, California on June 13, 1946 and was a resident of Darien, CT and Princess Anne, MD. Robert was the son of the late Robert and Maryanna Rae Byrne, greatly loved and adored husband of Sheila Friend Byrne, loving father of Matthew (deceased), Geoffrey and Laura (Eli), and proud grandfather of Brody, Leah and newborn twins Logan and Rowan. He is predeceased by his sister, Susanna, and survived by his siblings Kit, Mary Lou and Tom, as well as several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.
Robert graduated from Virginia Military Institute, and earned his MBA at Harvard University. He saw active duty in the Vietnam War as a U.S. Army Ranger Captain. Before his retirement Robert was a partner at management consulting firms McKinsey & Co. and A.T. Kearney.
Robert will be remembered for his love of family, his brilliance, his integrity, his strong work ethic and his passion for history and politics. He will be incredibly missed by his family, his many friends and his colleagues.
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 12th at 10:30 a.m. at St. Thomas More Church in Darien, CT followed by burial at Fountain Hill Cemetery in Deep River, CT.
In lieu of flowers, donations in Robert's memory may be made to a charity of donor's choice. To sign Robert's online guest register book, please visit www.LawrenceFuneralHome.com