Robert H. Erickson


Robert H. Erickson, a former Malibu resident, died Jan. 27 in Sausalito, Calif. He was 48.

Erickson was born on Feb. 15, 1962. He attended local schools and Santa Monica High School. Erickson was an auto mechanic who enjoyed restoring classic automobiles.

At 6 feet, 5 inches tall, Erickson is remembered by his friends and family as a “gentle giant” who enjoyed helping people and animals. He also raised prize-winning Bengal cats.

Erickson is survived by his father, longtime local Ralph H. Erickson, his wife Debra Brown, his sisters Lynn Nichols and Julia Erickson, as well as his niece, nephews and cousins.

Plans for a memorial service will be announced at a later date. Memorial donations may be made to any local humane society.