Wand - Robert
forwarded on by George Schindler
sad to report news has just reached us that Robert "Bob"
Steiner, P.N.P., passed away early this morning (Jan. 4,
2013) in California's Bay Area.
was passionate about his service to the S.A.M. over the
years, and was a fixture at Council meetings and Conventions.
With a background as a CPA and a member of MENSA, he had
a keen, finely-tuned mind, and could be counted upon to
notice details at the that others might not see. He was
always up for a challenge, whether running for Congress
in New Jersey, tackling mind-bending conundrums, serving
with the likes of James Randi to debunk faith-healing charlatans,
or just enjoying the perfection of a new magic effect. He
authored a book "Don't Get Taken" to expose con
games, and toured the world exposing those who used magic
principles for supernatural claims.
deepest thanks to Bay Area magicians, and particularly Lance
Snead and the Compeers of Assembly 112 for providing care
for Bob as he faced incredible physical challenges in his
life over the past few years.
Michael Douglass, P.N.P.