2010 Augie’s Quest ALS Courage Award Recipient

Robert Donato

Mr. Robert Donato received a BA in Finance from New York University. He spent most of his life working in the financial services industry, starting as a stockbroker in 1963 and later retiring as Executive Vice President at Paine Webber. Bob received many awards throughout his life but his most cherished award was received when he was inducted into the Fair Lawn High School Athletic Hall of Fame. While in High School Bob earned nine letters for 3 years in Football, Basketball and Baseball.

In his retirement Bob enjoys many activities including boating, golf and being with the family and friends. He is lovingly known as “Captain Bob” by all who know him.  Captain Bob met the love of his life, Vivian, in High School in 1956, and they married in February, 1962.  They have two children and two grandchildren, Anna and Jacob, whom they adore.

Bob was diagnosed with ALS in February 2008. He and his family have continued to display an amazing amount of courage each day in their quest for a cure.