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Robert Champlin ’67

Robert Champlin ’67, a professional cello player who, with his matchbox wife, Kit Ashburn Champlin ’67, made up two-thirds of the music majors in their Swarthmore graduating class, died Dec. 9, 2017.

Well-known with his family as the owners of the pet store Critter Hut—a 40-plus-year success story that began with one fish tank—Bob loved animals almost as much as he loved music.

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