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July 23, 2024
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Robert Hill Horwood

May 6, 1932 - June 13, 2024

Bert, 92, passed peacefully at Quinte Gardens in Belleville. Bert held so much love for his family. He is survived by his daughter Jane (Robert), four grandchildren: Kevin (Tara), Scott, Sarah (Mike), Diane (Steven), and his four great grandchildren: Evelyn, Emmett, Violet and Allison. He is preceded in death by his mother and father, his loving wife Lyn, and his sister Martie. Bert will be sincerely missed by his family and many good friends. In 1968, Bert began his appointment to the Faculty of Education at Queen’s. He remained there for 24 years, being promoted to full professor and shifting his teaching from science curriculum to outdoor and experiential education.  Bert pondered religious teachings throughout his life. He explored systems consistent with the natural order, finally embracing the Quaker faith. There will be a Memorial Meeting held by the Thousand Islands Quaker Meeting in Kingston, Ontario. Details TBD ( Condolences may be made at



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