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Fernback, Robert M. R.

Robert Mitchell Reid Fernback (Bob)

Of Guelph, passed away peacefully with family by his side at the Guelph General Hospital on Wednesday, November 20, 2019, at the age of 87.

Born 1932 in Leith, Scotland to John and Susan (Reid). Predeceased by siblings Johnny, George, baby sister, Betty and Molly. He may still be stirring the pot for the two sisters.

Beloved husband of 64 years to Jess. Father of Anne and Karen (Michael) Beloved and proud Gdad of Marielle and Alec.

He was a curious, intelligent avid reader with a love of history, gardening and trees and good food. An extrovert to the core who loved to have fun and enjoyed people.

The family would like to extend their profound thanks for the care and affection provided to Bob, by the staff at the Royal on Gordon and Riverside Glen. Special thanks to the nurses on 7 E and step down unit at the Guelph General. He truly appreciated and was grateful for the hard work and gentle care they give every day. Thank you to all the doctors for the compassionate understanding.

A tree will be planted in memory of Robert M. R. Fernback in the Wall-Custance Memorial Forest, University of Guelph Arboretum. Dedication service, Sunday, September 20, 2020 at 2:30 pm.

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