Bob Ellsworth Obituary, Death – After learning of Bob Ellsworth’s passing, the Board of Directors of CultureConnect were startled and saddened to hear the news, and they felt compelled to express their condolences to his family and friends. Bob was a member of the board of directors that assisted in the formation of the organization that was originally known as Rhinebeck Connections but is now known as CultureConnect.
This organization has changed its name from Rhinebeck Connections to CultureConnect. This took place in the year 1994.On the 24th of January, 2023, Robert E. Ellsworth passed away while he was a patient at the Albany Medical Center. He had 76 years under his belt. Bob’s entire life was spent in Rhinebeck, where he also received his high school graduation and attended the community college and university that were all located in the same city.
Because of his many services to the Rhinebeck community, Bob was well-known and well-liked across the town. He had been a volunteer firefighter for the better part of half a century when he was appointed as the former leader of the Rhinebeck Fire Department, which he had previously led. Bob was committed to expanding the opportunities that were available to young people, and he showed this dedication through the work that he did for CultureConnect (which was formerly known as “Rhinebeck Connection”), the Boy Scouts, and the Rhinebeck Soccer League. [CultureConnect] was formerly known as [Rhinebeck Connection].We owe Bob a tremendous amount of gratitude for his participation in the establishment of our non-profit organization and the laying of the groundwork that enables us to continue on successfully pursuing our mission of cultivating a community in Rhinebeck that is committed to social justice, global engagement, and cultural sensitivity. We owe Bob a tremendous amount of gratitude for his participation in the establishment of our non-profit organization.