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Obituary for Robert Guthrie McKnight

McKnight, Robert Guthrie

On Sunday, March 21, 2021, Robert McKnight of Kitchener-Waterloo died at the age of 83, of complications from a long and difficult battle with Alzheimer's disease.

Bob is survived by his wife of 61 years, Leslie (nee Scott).
He will remain firmly in the hearts of his son Tim and daughter Patti (Bob) Germann, his three grandchildren, Bryan, Emily and Patrick, his sister Terry Lee, and his brother Bill.
Predeceased by his parents Ernest and Norma (nee Guthrie) McKnight.

Born in Barrie and raised in North Bay, Bob was a talented hockey player and played with St. Michael's Majors (Jr. A), Kitchener-Waterloo Dutchmen (Sr. A), and Galt Terriers (Sr. A). With these teams he experienced opportunities of participating in the 1960 Winter Olympics and in the World Hockey Championships in 1962 and 1963. Following graduation from the University of Toronto in 1959, Bob enjoyed a business career for over 40 years in the insurance industry with several companies.

The family would like to express their gratitude to all the medical support involved with Bob's care.

There will be no visitation or funeral service. A private family service will be held in the future. Arrangements entrusted to the Henry Walser Funeral Home (519) 749-8467.

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