Photographer Robert C. “Bob” Tong started with the Marin
Independent Journal as a paperboy and went on to become an
award-winning photojournalist there. The Novato resident loved to take
pictures of firefighters, sports, music performances and everyday life in
the Bay Area. You can see the beautiful results in this photo essay
tribute and also read why his editor, Robert Sterling, loves these images.
In October Robert Tong died at age 58.