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MacKenzie, Robert "Jock"

Robert B. "Jock" MacKenzie passed away Sept. 29, 2010 at Los Robles Regional Medical Center from complications of pulmonary fibrosis.

Jock was born Jan. 24, 1928 in Rochester, Minn. His father was a chemist at that Mayo Clinic and his mother was a grade school teacher. Jock graduated from Carleton College, Northfield, Minn., in 1953 where he was an All American swimmer. Some of his records still stand.

After college Jock joined the Marine Corps and served 30 years. In 1958 he met and married Lynn Bystrom and they toured together. After retirement Jock received his M.B.A. at California Lutheran University and became a stock broker. During that time he taught finance in the CLU graduate program.

He was a very active member of the Rotary Club of Westlake Village serving as president and in numerous club positions. He also served as district governor for Rotary District 5240. He remained active in Rotary until his death. Jock also loved his Bible study group and spent many hours researching his lessons.

He is survived by his wife, Lynn; daughter, Suzie; son, Doug and wife Lisa; grandchildren, Melanie, Blake, Sara and Shannon. He is also survived by sisters, Betty and Dottie, and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his sister, Helen.

A memorial service will be held 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 9, at Emmanuel Presbyterian Church, 588 Camino Manzanas, Thousand Oaks.

Contributions may be made in Jock's memory to the Rotary Club of Westlake Village Foundation, ref. MacKenzie Scholarship Fund, FEIN 77-0131945, and mailed to P.O. Box 3331, Westlake Village, CA 91359.

 
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