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Robert "Gator" Berg, Mobile real estate developer, dies; complete coastal Alabama obituaries


MOBILE, Alabama -- Robert Bradford "Gator" Berg, 92, a longtime resident of Mobile, died on December 6, 2011. Berg's obituary says he was a prominent real estate land tract developer and worked tirelessly for over 60 years in all phases of real estate, including being an active member of the Association of Realtors.


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