Passed away peacefully on October 22, 2012, at Sarasota Memorial Hospital.
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Roddy was born in Perth, Scotland to Alexander MacDonald and Barbara Copland; brother to Alasdair and Hector all predeceased as well as sister, Fiona who lives in Perth, Scotland. Roddy was married to Gladys MacDonald for 50 years and raised son Calum who married Sandra Couper. Roddy was grandfather to Carleigh. Liam and Kieran MacDonald all who live in Elora, Ontario. Although Roddy was an electrician by trade he was most noted for his expertise in playing, teaching and adjudicating the Scottish bagpipe. Roddy's passion for the Scottish arts took him to many places throughout North America and Scotland.
The family would like to recognize and thank Teri Wiegand for her support and caring of Roddy. He will be missed by many.
A celebration of Roddy's life will take place Thursday, November 15, 2012 from 3-6 PM at Shenanigans located at 125 North Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19805.
Published in The News Journal on Nov. 11, 2012