Hold it together Geekologie Writer. Irv Robbins, a man my girlfriend swears deserves two Nobel Peace Prizes, has passed away at the age of 90. Robbins is best known for putting the Robbins in Baskin-Robbins and providing invaluable aid in my girlfriend's quest to gain 30 pounds. In all seriousness though, I used to eat the hell out of some Baskin-Robbins as a kid, and Irv helped create countless memories for millions of ice cream loving children and adults alike. *sniffle* Thanks Irv, I hope you're rambling along that great Rocky Road in the sky. *sniffle* Hold me, mint chocolate chip.
R.I.P. Irv Robbins (December 6, 1917 - May 5, 2008)
Baskin-Robbins Co-Founder Dead At 90 [aol]
Thanks Pat, let's go out for a quadruple scoop in Irv's memory
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