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  • "Ron was my major outside collaborator when at ICI Runcorn..."
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    - Mike du Plessis
  • "I was recruited by Ron Stewart at Ardeer in 1989. He was an..."
    - Neil Firth
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STEWART, Ronald Fraser
Passed away on Monday, January 27, 2014 at the age of 65. He will be greatly missed by his wife Marjory and their son Andrew and his nieces and nephew both here, and in Europe. Ronald was born in Glasgow, Scotland to Mary Fraser Stewart and Henry Hamilton Stewart. One of three children Robert Alexander Stewart (Karein and Graham) and Mary Stewart (Mary, Diane and Susie). He met his loving wife Marjory in 1971 through the Duke of Edinburgh's Old Gold association; they both had a love of climbing in the highlands of Scotland. Married in 1973 and then moved to Boston Mass. A gifted pupil, he was dux twice while attending Eastbank Academy and from there went on to study Theoretical Chemistry at Glasgow University, where he won the medal for Chemistry in his first year. After completing his PhD he was awarded a Harkness fellowship, to attend Harvard University at the observatory as an Astrophysicist. He then moved back to England where he took up a position in research and development at ICI in Runcorn and then in Scotland at Ardeer in Ayrshire. He moved to Brownsburg Quebec Canada in 1992 as Technical Manager working in their Explosives Division. He made his mark on life and will be remembered through his many scientific publications, inventions and patients. The family would like to thank the Surgeons, nurses, orderlies, transplant office, and the perfusionists at the Heart Institute for all their wonderful expertise in keeping Ronnie alive. We would also like to thank Dr. Bell at the Riverside hospital for his attentive care. Thanks also go to the PSW ladies, and the many nurses who came to the house to attend to him. A Memorial Service will be held at
Kelly Funeral Home - Orleans
2370 St. Joseph Blvd. Orleans ON
K1C 1G1, 613-837-2370
On Saturday February 1, 2014 at 11 a.m. Donations to the Ottawa Heart Institute would be appreciated.
Funeral Home
Ottawa, ON K1R 5K1
(613) 235-6712
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Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Jan. 30, 2014
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