Robert P. Dickson, M.D.

robert dickson, m.d.

May 16, 1935 ~ October 23, 2009

Resided in: Pueblo, CO

Robert P. 'Bob' Dickson, M.D., 74, passed away October 23, 2009. He died peacefully surrounded by his loved ones and in the prayers of so many lifelong friends. Bob's passion for life is his legacy. He enjoyed avid bird watching, gardening, gourmet food & wine, getting together with friends and spending time outdoors. Bob was born in Fayetteville, Arkansas. He married his high school sweetheart, Johnie Mitchell Dickson, who preceded him in death in 2003. After graduating from the University of Arkansas Medical School he completed his internship and residency in radiology. In 1966, Bob joined the Pueblo Radiological Group and St. Mary Corwin Hospital. He is survived by his two daughters, Deliese (Paul) Catterson of Lacy, Wash. and Mary Beth (Dr. John) Petrisko of Billings, Mont.; granddaughter, Elizabeth Catterson; and fiance, Patty Kogovsek. As per request, there will be no viewing. Cremation at Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. Memorial service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 29, 2009, at Ascension Episcopal Church, 18th and Grand Ave. A reception will follow at the Pueblo Country Club. In lieu of food and flowers, donations are greatly appreciated to the ALS Foundation through Montgomery & Steward Funeral Directors, 1317 N. Main St., Pueblo, Colo. 81003. A sincere thank you to the wonderful staff at Parkview Medical Center for their loving care. Online condolences,

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  1. Mary Beth and Deliese;
    I can’t believe your dad is gone. We were gone for ten days and missed everything. We will always feel a special bond with you and your family. I am so sorry they are both gone. I hope you visit Pueblo and keep in touch. Would love current addresses and e-mail for both of you. Love, Ann and Jim

  2. Mary Beth,

    You have been in my thoughts and prayers this past week. Please know that we are here for you.

    carmelita and tom

  3. Patty,
    We share in your loss. What a delightful time we had with you and Bob a couple of Sundays ago. As we nurture our seedlings, enjoy the views of the Wet Mountains and bird watch – it will fill our mind and warm our hearts of the time we have spent together.

    We wish time spent with those we love could last forever…and in our hearts it will. May all your sorrow be diminished by the memories of such a beautiful life.

    We hope you will continue to join us at Twin Buttes.

    Love and Hugs,
    Sandy and Chuck

  4. Mary Beth and John and Family,
    We are sorry to hear of the loss of your Dad. It is very difficult to loose a parent regardless of the age. Your happy memories and a loving family will help you through this difficult time.
    We love you.
    Aunt Peg and Uncle David

  5. I am so so sorry for your loss. I wish I could be with you this morning for the service. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. Love you! – Janella

  6. Mary Beth, John, Deliese, Paul &
    Our deepest sympathy goes out to all of you. Keeping memories in mind will keep him close in your heart. We are so sorry we cannot be with you during this difficult time. Please know that you are all in our thoughts. Our prayers are with you.
    With much Love,

  7. MaryBeth,
    I’m so sorry for your loss. You have been a wonderful daughter and both of you have been a wonderful support to him. I pray for peace for each of you and your families. Sincerely, Julie Chambers

  8. ‘Auntie MB’ and John:

    You are all in our hearts, thoughts and prayers.


    Andrea, Robin, Alexa and Michael

  9. Deliese and Mary Beth,

    My thoughts and prayes are with you in this difficult time. Both your Mom and Dad were so lucky to have two wonderful daughters whom they adored. God Bless you both.

    Andy Johnson (Easton)

  10. We had cooking, grilling and barbecuing in common with Bob, and of course,sharing gourmet food with good friends. He will be greatly missed. Our sincere condolences to Patty and Bob’s daughters and granddaughter.
    Dave and Lois Eldridge

  11. Some of my fondest memories are of the ski trips we took with the Dickson family when I was growing up. I always enjoyed spending time with Uncle Bob. He was a great guy and I wish I’d had more time with him.

  12. I went on many birding trips with Bob all over Colorado, and other states. He was a great person to be around.

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