Morgan Hill, Robin Adair Wise, Jr, age 83, died Sunday, March 24, 2019, from complications caused by Alzheimer’s.
Robin was devoted to his family. He leaves behind his wife of 52 years, Nancy (Carroll) Wise; his sons, Jeff and Robin; his daughter, Ann; his daughter-in-law, Deb; three grandchildren, Alex, Amanda, and Aryn; and many relatives and friends.
Born in Pasadena, Robin lived for most of his life in California. The son of Robin Wise and Viola (Jacobs) Wise, Robin went into government service after graduating from the University of Southern California. He served at the NSA, which he followed by working in Naval Intelligence, achieving the rank of Lieutenant Commander. He remained in the Navy Reserve for many years after leaving active duty, available if his country needed him.
After leaving the military, Robin worked in business management and consulting before co-founding a medical device company that helped establish the international standard of care for breast cancer and melanoma. He served as President of Care Wise Medical Products from its inception in 1986 until his retirement in 2013.
A member of the Rotary Club International as well as the Masons, Robin was always active in his community, and loved being with and helping people from all walks of life. He enjoyed traveling and camping, and always found joy and wonder wherever he went. He will be greatly missed.
A private ceremony for immediate family will be held this summer. Please consider making a donation to Rotary International (https://www.rotary.org/en/donate or Alzheimer’s Association (https://www.alz.org) in his memory.