Kenneth Michael Robins

Kenneth Michael Robins passed away on Wednesday April 6. He was 77. 

He died of complications after open heart surgery. 

Robins was a respected business lawyer, investor and art collector. He was married for 50 years to his beloved wife Judy Robins, who was his constant partner and the light of his life. Together they traveled the world, explored new horizons, experienced great cuisine and discovered - and collected - the contemporary artists of their time. They are noted philanthropists who have focused their generosity on Jewish Colorado and the Denver Art Museum, among other causes. 

Ken was born and raised in Williamsport, Pennsylvania to Dorothy and Jerome Robins. He studied business at the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton School. He received his law degree from Harvard Law School. He practiced law in Denver for 25 years before retiring to focus on investing and business consulting. 

He was an avid skier. He leaves behind his wife Judy, his sister Geraldine and an extended family of loving nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews and a wide circle of devoted friends. 

The funeral will be at Temple Sinai on Thursday, April 7 at 1:30pm in the Zwerin Sanctuary. All are welcome to attend but those who are not vaccinated must wear a mask. The service will be LiveStreamed at

The burial will be in Cleveland on Sunday, 1:00pm EST.

The family will welcome condolence visits to Ken and Judy’s home (2165 East Alameda Avenue Denver, CO 80209) on Thursday from 3:30-8:00pm with the Shiva minyan at 5:30pm. The Shiva on Friday will be from 8:15-11:00am with the minyan at 8:30am.

Contributions to Jewish Colorado or Temple Sinai.