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MacPhee, Robert J.

MacPHEE, Robert J. - Of Guelph (formerly PEI) passed away in August after a brief illness. He graduated with a Mus.Bac. from the University of Toronto. He was an Associate of the Royal Conservatory of Music and taught thousands of students over his 65 year career in education.
He is predeceased by his daughter, Bridgette, and survived by his wife Louisa, their three children, Dr. Daniel MacPhee (Saskatoon), Dr. Chantelle MacPhee (Florida), Dr. Ian MacPhee (Guelph) and four grandchildren: Brian, Chevy, Claire and Jack.

The family would like to thank Dr L. Diaz, the Nursing staff on the 6th floor West at Guelph General Hospital, and the Nursing staff at Hospice Wellington for their excellent care and compassion.

Cremation has already taken place and a private family service will be held at a later date.

In lieu of flowers, a donation to the Robert and Bridgette MacPhee Memorial Prize for Creative Writing at the University of Guelph would be appreciated. For direct donation to the University, visit the following web address: Select “Make a Single Gift” and under “Gift Designation” select “Direct My Gift to”. From the Drop Down select “Write-in Option”. In the new text box for preferred gift designation, write in “Robert & Bridgette MacPhee Memorial Prize”. or contact the WALL-CUSTANCE FUNERAL HOME & CHAPEL, 519-822-0051 or

A tree will be planted in memory of Robert J. MacPhee in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 16, 2018 at 2:30 pm.

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