11 August 1934 – 20 August 2015
Bob was a towering figure. The South African Online History Project which records and celebrates great South Africans has an entry for him. The summary reads:
Advocate, member of the Congress of Democrats, trade union and political activist, banned person, Rivonia Trialist, political prisoner, exiled person, author, editor, speaker, university Professor, academic, leader in the fields of labour law, tort and equality law.