Robert W. Foster, February 24, 1940 – November 26, 2019, Rest in Peace

It is with a heavy heart that the Alumni Association must inform Leo Alumni, Friends of Leo, and Relatives and Friends of Robert W. “Bob” Foster, of his passing on November 26th, 2019.

Among his many achievements in life, for Leo Men, the following excerpts from his obituary, taken from the Robert W. Sheehy Funeral Home website, touch the surface on his contribution to Leo High School:

“Recipient of Leo High School Alumni Association “Man of the Year” award in 2008 and a Leo Hall of Fame Inductee. Tony Lawless Award winner. 2013 Inductee to the Chicagoland Sports Hall of Fame and 1983 Chicago Catholic League Hall of Fame Recipient, 1999 Distinguished American Award from the National Football Foundation and College Hall of Fame (Chicago Metro Chapter), 2006 ISCC Educator of the Year Award”.

“Bob retired from Leo High School in 2010 after over 40 years of service in numerous capacities, Teacher, Head Football Coach, Athletic Director, Principal and President”.

In addition to the commentary above, please click this link for the “Alumni Story” which this Association recorded on Bob Foster back in 2006 in an effort to capture some of the things about this man who did so much for so many Leo Men and did so much to keep Leo High School alive and strong as an educational institution for so many years.

For additional information about the Funeral Arrangements, which were entrusted to Robert J. Sheehy & Sons Funeral Home please click here.

Please watch this website for additional information which will be provided about Bob Foster and his life and contribution to Leo High School.

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