Sinclair, R. Duncan lost his six- year battle with Multiple Myeloma on June 2, 2018, weeks after celebrating his 70th birthday. He was surrounded by family in Phoenix at the time of his passing. Duncan was born April 18, 1948, in Plymouth, Ind., and raised in Nappanee, Ind. He was preceded in death by his parents, Robert "Pat" Sinclair and Betty Mae Moody Sinclair. Duncan is survived by his wife of 48 years, Patricia Ann Cook Sinclair, of Edina, Minn.; his sister, Deborah Sinclair, of Nappanee, Ind.; son Robert Duncan Sinclair Jr. and wife Carrie, of Gilbert, Ariz.; daughter Melinda Leising and husband Gary, of Clinton, N.Y.; daughter Kristin Bolden and husband John, of Avon Lake, Ohio; and grandchildren, Corey and Brody Sinclair, Jude and Ewan Leising, JD and Joshua Bolden. Duncan studied Business at Purdue University, and graduated with honors. He later earned his MBA from George Washington University. Duncan had a 40-year career in banking, culminating in a vice president role at Wells Fargo in Minneapolis. Duncan was a generous, kind, smart, and athletic man with a fantastic sense of humor. He loved traveling with his wife and spending time with his family. He was active in his parish and community, a dedicated blood donor, and served on the board for YMCA Camp Icaghowan. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Multiple Myeloma Research Fund ( duncansinclair) or to the American Red Cross ( Visitation will be 5-7 pm June 28 at Washburn-McReavy, 5000 W. 50th Street, Edina, Minn. A Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 am June 29 at the Church of St. Patrick of Edina, 6820 St. Patrick's Lane, Edina, Minn. A visitation will be held prior to the service, starting at 10 am., with a lunch afterward.

Published on June 10, 2018