Robert S. Eckley, former president of The Abraham Lincoln Association, died on April 15, 2012, in his home after a four year battle with Amyotrophic Lat-eral Sclerosis (commonly known as ALS or Lou Gehrig’s disease). He was 90 years old. A remembrance of his life was held on April 19, 2012, in Evelyn Chapel on the campus of Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington, Illinois. Several members of the Eckley family paid tribute to Bob. His daugh-ter, Jane Lennon, made the following remarks.