Development Official Robert Booth Dies (Updated With Funeral Arrangements)

Since 1997, Booth served as assistant to the president for international development at Duke 

Robert H. Booth Jr., assistant to the president for international development at Duke University, died at his home Thursday morning, according to university officials.

Booth joined Duke in 1993 as the special assistant to Dr. William Anlyan, chancellor emeritus of the Duke University Medical Center. From 1995-97, he was special assistant for Campaign Initiatives, then moved to the position of assistant to the president for international development. 

Booth, a native of Charlotte, is survived by his wife, Susan; his father, Robert H. Booth Sr.; his sister, Susan B. VanSant; and a niece, Cameron VanSant.

Update: The service for Bob Booth will be on Monday, Feb. 25, at 10 a.m. in the Duke Chapel.