Robert Vivian Funsten (December 25, 1892 – July 25, 1949) was vice-president of the Virginia Glee Club during the ill-fated Glee Club 1912-1913 season, when the Club was forced to disband due to lack of a conductor. He returned as president in the Glee Club 1914-1915 season when the group re-formed under A. L. Hall-Quest. He went on to graduate from the University and return as a member of the medical school faculty. While at the University of Virginia, he was a member of Phi Rho Sigma, the German Club, Saint Paul's Club, Lambda Pi, PK, and Alpha Tau Omega.
Funsten remained active as an alumnus, being listed as a member of the Glee Club Alumni Advisory Board in a 1935 concert program. He is buried in the University of Virginia Cemetery.
- ↑ "Dr. Robert Vivian Funsten". Find-A-Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GSln=FU&GSpartial=1&GSbyrel=all&GSst=48&GScntry=4&GSsr=5321&GRid=82969106&. Retrieved 2013-10-21.
- ↑ "Robert Vivian Funsten & Marguerite Marie Churchill Photos". http://www.robertmackayclan.com/rmc/rmcpic/210454.html. Retrieved 2013-10-21.