H. Bennett Rosebrugh

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1927-2012 Rosebrugh,H.Bennett.Moved on peacefully on November 5, 2012. Born and raised in Galt, P.Eng McGill '49,Ben lived a full and happy life!

Beloved , loyal husband of Patricia.Great father to Jennifer (Jeff Murray) Atlanta,Jeffrey (Anne Galipeau) Ottawa,and proud Grandpa of

Maya,grade 2! Founding member Galt Rotary Club , staunch defender of the architectural heritage of Galt, and former board member

of Heritage Cambridge. Though he joined Imperial Oil in Timmins (-48F!), upon graduation, Ben moved back to Galt to take over CedarHill Dairy, from his mother and

successfully steer its inexorable transition from horse drawn wagons of glass bottles, to truck delivery of bags and cartons. Later in life he reinvented himself & with Pat purchased Howe

Travel Ltd, Cambridge's first. Avid travellers, they shared a lifelong wanderlust, however nothing was more important to Ben than enjoying 55 consecutive

summers of the world's most beautiful sunsets at the family cottage on the shores of Lake Huron in Grand Bend . A celebration of Ben's life will follow at a later date.Carpe Diem ,Ben truly did!

Published in The Ottawa Citizen on Nov. 10, 2012
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