Lum, Bob (Deceased)
Robert W. Lum, knifemaker and designer passed away in 2007. As the artist and maker that began the "tanto" style knife from antique versions from Japan, he will be remembered as a considerate, kind and wonderful friend in the knife making world, besides being an excellent craftsman and designer.
Bob was born and raised in Astoria, Oregon by his parents, the late John W. Lum and Clara Wong Lum. He married his wife, Jean, in April 1979 and they had one son, Eli, and is also survived by many, many relatives mostly residing in the Pacific Northwest.