“I’ll always be with you”

Dear Shelley and the Kids,
We are so Sad for your loss and hope through GOD grace and love you”ll have the peace and strength to celebrate Bob’s Life. Please find comfort with this….
I am always with you
When I’m gone, release me, let me go.
I have so many things to see and do,
You mustn’t tie yourself to me with too many tears,
But be thankful we had so many good years.
I gave you my love, and you can only guess
How much you’ve given me in happiness.
I thank you for the love that you have shown,
But now it is time I traveled on alone
So grieve for me a while, if grieve you must
Then let your grieve be comforted by trust
That it is only for a while that we must part,
So treasure the memories within your heart.
I won’t be far away for life goes on.
And if you need me, call and I will come.
Though you can’t see or touch me, I will be near
And if you listen with your heart, you’ll hear
All my love around you soft and clear
And then, when you come this way alone,
I’ll greet you with a smile and a “Welcome Home”

Farida, Chris and the boys (Austin, Quinn and Cameron)

Submitted by: Farida and Chris Garrett

Sweetest man on earth

Though I never had the pleasure to meet Bob if he was anything like his Mother He had to be the sweetest man on earth. Words can’t describe my deepest sympathy for the Gerber Family. I’m so sorry to hear of your lost Carol my prayers are with you and your family at this most sorrowful time. God Bless!

Submitted by: Terry Murphy, Financial Advisor

Neighborhood friend

Bob and my son, Mark, were always thinking up pranks as they enjoyed Schwietzer Elem, Stevenson Jr. High and John Glann HS. Their adventures and compeitions always amazed Carol and me. We often enjoy the memories of watching them grown into great young men: Bob with his silver trumpet and Mark on the drums made some adventures a challenge. He so loved his baby sister Kim, son Alex, and Leah. Bob will be missed.
Momma Dean

Submitted by: Marlene Dean

Dear Carol Lou

Dear Carol Lou:

I was so sorry to read about your son’s sudden passing; I have my yearbook at my desk and checked it out immediately and found that he was indeed yours;. Please accept my sincere sympathy. I would imagine that you are in schock af this sudden turn of events but I will keep you in m prayers. Peace and God bless you.



Ruth’s Chris

We will miss our dinners at Ruth’s Chris!
Submitted by: Shelley Gerber

The “good ol’ days”

We shared a million good times with our grandparents!
Submitted by: Kim Gerber Gouin


4 generations… how awesome is that?
Papa was his hero!
Submitted by: Kim Gerber Gouin

Altoids, curiously strong

Bob being goofy in his downtown, San Diego, office with John Gouin
Submitted by: Kim Gerber Gouin

California Bob

Summer, 1985
Submitted by: Kim Gerber Gouin

Rose Bowl, 1992

Brother and Tweested Seester duo, dancing to the music of the Big Chill
Submitted by: Kim Gerber Gouin

Scott and Bob

In front of the house Bob grew up in… Westland, MI
Submitted by: Kim Gerber Gouin


I love you and miss you, Bob! Thank you for always taking care of me (until I was old enough to take care of you)!
Submitted by: Kim Gerber Gouin

Little Sister

Kim’s graduation from high school, 1986
Kim’s graduation from The University of Michigan, 1990
Submitted by: Kim Gerber Gouin

Bob and Niece, Leah

November, 2012
Submitted by: Kim Gerber Gouin

Children of the Night

During his lifetime, Robert Gerber provided many a pro bono services for Children of the Night.

He represented one of our children in the first California case that provided for a victim of human sex trafficking to claim damages from a pimp/trafficker. Bob won her a settlement that allowed her to pursue a college education.

He also represented Children of the Night in a defamation/libel case that drew the attention of the ACLU and ended up before a District Court, but nonetheless Bob’s legal representation of Children of the Night remained vigilant.

Robert Gerber’s commitment to pro bono work and those less fortunate embodied the spirit of Ralph Nader’s quote when he said, “A society that has more justice is a society that needs less charity”.

Dr. Lois Lee
Founder & President
Children of the Night

Submitted by: Lois Lee

Devoted supporter

PCI is thankful for Bob’s years of tireless service on our board, and was always inspired by his selfless care of those in need: http://www.pciglobal.org/united-states/remembering-bob-gerber
Submitted by: Project Concern International