Robert Paul Igo, Jr. of South Euclid passed away on Sunday, July 19, 2020. He
Robert was born on December 3, 1965 in Seattle WA, the son of Robert Paul Igo,
Sr. and Dorothy (Baker) Igo.
Dr. Igo graduated from Oberlin College where he completed his undergraduate
studies. He next obtained his PhD from the University of Utah. He furthered his
education by completing his Post-Doctoral work through the University of
Dr. Igo was employed by Case Western Reserve University where he was an
Assistant Professor of Statistical Genetics. He participated in research with
many research groups and had published dozens of well received articles in
He enjoyed spending time with his friends participating in a Tuesday night game
group. During his free time, he also found relaxation in reading. He bowled in
various leagues throughout the area, liked biking, and loved cats.
He is survived by his wife, Katheryne McFarland Igo, whom he married on July 1,
1995; his father, Robert Paul Igo, Sr. of Los Angeles, CA; a sister, M. Kathleen Igo
of Las Angeles, CA; a brother, Sean (Julia) Igo of Seattle, WA; a mother-in-law,
Alice McFarland of Mantua; and sister-in-law Linda McFarland (Ray Jablonski) of
Robert was preceded in death by his mother.
Donations can be made in Robert’s memory to Doctors Without Borders, PO
Box 5030, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5030 or to Oberlin College, PO Box 72110,
Cleveland, OH 44192-0002.
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At the family’s request, there will be no calling hours or funeral service.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Wm Nicholas Funeral Home &
Cremation Services 614 Warren Ave. Niles, OH 44446.
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