Christie Hemm, Pasadena Weekly
Robert L. O'Rourke, long time Vice President of Public Relations at Caltech, passed away yesterday. Larry paid tribute to him on AirTalk, honoring his philanthropic work. O'Rourke was diagnosed with plumonary fibrosis in 2006, a rare disease which finally took his life. He raised awareness about the little-known disease in his last years.