Robert Karro went where he could fly with the ravens on Feb. 20, 2022, with all of his family at his side. Rob was born March 5, 1946, in San Francisco, and while growing up lived all over the United States. After school, Rob served with the 101st Airborne Special Forces in Vietnam and Okinawa.
Rob had varied careers throughout his life, all of which were centered around the outdoors. He was employed as Professional Ski Patrol in Colorado, a legendary wilderness ranger in the Pasayten wilderness, a famed Mazama snowblower, and a bush pilot in Alaska. Rob’s nickname for himself, and his alter ego, was the Troll. He was infamously known for residing in a tent all four seasons of the year. In the last few years he learned to sail and lived aboard his sailboat, which he sailed throughout BC’s Sunshine Coast with his brother Rick and on a solo sail to Alaska.
He is survived by his beloved sisters, brother and in-laws: Terry, Loren and Dan, Rick and Rita, and Patti, and by numerous and adoring nieces and nephews. We will celebrate his life in his mountains when the weather is more conducive!