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Robert Steinberg Passes Away ....
September 19, 2008
7:25 am
Art Pollard
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I thought I ought to pass the news along that Robert Steinberg who co-founded Scharffen Berger chocolate just passed away. (On Wednesday the 17th). He has long fought cancer and while it looked as if he was going to survive for a few more years, he was overcome with a surprise infection.

His life has brought joy to many and has helped feed (literally) the passion of a generation of chocolate lovers.

My heart goes out to his family, friends, and all who knew him.

-Art
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September 19, 2008
11:17 am
Alan
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Originally posted by Art Pollard

I thought I ought to pass the news along that Robert Steinberg who co-founded Scharffen Berger chocolate just passed away. (On Wednesday the 17th). He has long fought cancer and while it looked as if he was going to survive for a few more years, he was overcome with a surprise infection.

His life has brought joy to many and has helped feed (literally) the passion of a generation of chocolate lovers.

My heart goes out to his family, friends, and all who knew him.

-Art
Art Pollard

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http://www.amanochocolate.com


I am truly sorry to hear this. He was a very important figure on the American chocolate scene, and someone whom I respected greatly.

Alan

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September 19, 2008
7:48 pm
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Very very sad. Here's a link to the NYT obit for anyone who's interested:
http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09.....nberg.html

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