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Robert Varney Miller

Robert Varney Miller

December 3, 1949 - February 27, 2009

Robert Varney Miller, 59, formerly of Payson and more recently of Scottsdale, died Feb. 27, 2009 after a long, courageous battle with cancer.  He was born Dec. 3, 1949 in New Castle, Pa.
He earned a bachelor’s of science degree in mathematics from Westminster College in Pennsylvania and his MBA from Syracuse University in New York.
He enlisted into the U.S. Army Reserve after graduating from college and served six years and was promoted to staff sergeant. For the last 15 years he was employed with Scottsdale Insurance Company as a contract underwriting specialist.
Mr. Miller was an avid sports fan, loved golf, and had a true love of dogs.  He was a member of New Wilmington Presbyterian Church in New Wilmington, Pa.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Patricia. He is survived by his father, John A. Miller; sister, Susan D. Barton; niece, Elizabeth; nephews, Casey and Michael; and a grandniece, Madison.
Services were held in Scottsdale. Interment will be held at a later date at the family plot in Gloucester, Mass.
Memorial contributions may be made in his name to the American Cancer Society or the Arizona Humane Society.