Robert A. Towle, 56: Portland stylist, produced Miss Maine Scholarship pageant
SOUTH PORTLAND — Robert Allen Towle, 56, died suddenly at his home on May 6.
Born in Portland on March 15, 1954, a son of Loring R. and Helen (Curtis) Towle, he attended Windham High School and North Yarmouth Academy.
A well-known hair stylist who styled hair at Amore Salon in Portland, he dedicated his life to his craft.
His greatest love was producing the Miss Maine Scholarship Pageant and volunteering for the Miss America Organization for over 30 years.
He enjoyed lending his talents to the arts and charitable causes both locally and nationally.
Surviving are his brother, David; his nieces and nephews, Jennifer, Curtis, Connor and Jason Towle, and Ashlea Loring; his grandnephews, Benjamin and Cody Brooks and Riley Parker-Towle; and countless dear friends.
A graveside service for Robert will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, May 11, at Smith Cemetery, Gray Road, Windham.
Arrangements are by Conroy-Tully Crawford Funeral Home, 172 State St., Portland.
Memorial donations may be made to Robert Towle Memorial Fund, 49 Verrill Road, Pownal, ME 04069.