Robert Guskind

Marc Farre and others have posted a very nice and quite lengthy obituary for Bob Guskind on Gowanus Lounge. A proper obituary, as he deserves.

I am still at a loss for words to think that Bob is no longer with us. He was a tremendous writer, both in terms of quantity and quality. His writing and journalistic abilities were outshone only by his passion for his subject – which for the past few years was almost exclusively Brooklyn. From Coney Island to Greenpoint, Bob was a tireless defender of what he saw as good about the borough, and an even more tireless assailant of all that he thought was evil in our midst. I didn’t always agree with him (though I agreed more often than not), but I always admired his work, his skills and his passion.

I will miss his voice, and I will miss him.