In Memoriam: Robert Ludlum


by Richard Smola

Robert "Rob" Ludlum died Sunday, 24 June 2007, of heart failure. Ludlum was vice president of Ludlum Measurements, Inc., and was a member of the South Texas Chapter of the Health Physics Society.

Rob was born on 29 May 1966 in Sweetwater, Texas. He graduated from Sweetwater High School and attended Texas Tech University. He married his high school sweetheart, Pam Fry, on 28 December 1985 and had two sons, Jeff and Kevin.

Rob was very active in the Sweetwater community. He was a Sweetwater Rotarian and a Mason. He was a member of the First United Methodist Church. He had a fine tenor voice and was in the church choir and in a barbershop quartet. He was a member of the Sweetwater school board for several years and the AMBUCS Club in Lubbock. He was named Sweetwater's "Outstanding Young Citizen" in 2002.

Rob will be greatly missed by friends, family, and business colleagues.