LT. COLONEL ROBERT LUNDY FULLERTON Passed away peacefully at Cassellholme on February 9, 2013 in his 90th year. Predeceased by his wife Joan. Robert is survived by his 2 sons Brian Fullerton, Robert Fullerton and his wife Maryanne (nee MCGuire) and their children Scott, Kelly Anne and Kristy Lynn (deceased). Predeceased by his parents Edwin John Fullerton and Margaret Fullerton (nee Campbell) and sister Margaret Hartley of Toronto. Throughout his career he was admired for his performance, wealth of experience in all levels of administrative, staff operational appointments in the Canadian Forces. His calm, resolute and swift approach to the resolution of the most difficult problems as well as the excellent calibre of his productivity reflected his experience, intelligence, determination and talent. During WWII, he was attached to the 409 Night Fighter Squadron in which he flew the De Havilland Mosquito in North Africa, France, Holland and Belgium. Robert's major service accomplishments include July 1970-1974 he was Director of Intelligence and Security for Air Defence Command and 22nd NORAD Region. From 1966-1969 as Base Administration Officer and Deputy Base Commander at Canadian Forces Base, North Bay Ontario. From 1963-1966 Assistant Deputy for Combat Operations at 25th NORAD Region Headquarters, Tacoma, Washington USA. From 1961-1963 Commanding Officer of a radar station at Holberg, Vancouver Island, BC. From 1957-1960 Officer Commanding a CF 100 All-weather interceptor squadron at North Bay . And finally from 1953-1956 he was Officer Commanding an Air Transport Unit in England flying throughout Western Europe and North Africa. As per Robert's wishes, cremation has taken place. A private family graveside w ill be held in the spring. Cremation arrangements entrusted to HILLSIDE FUNERAL SERVICES, 362 Airport Rd., North Bay. If desired, donations to the North Bay Humane Society (Cheques Only) will be gratefully acknowledged by the family. Online condolences can be made at www.hillsidefuneral.ca
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Published in the Toronto Star on February 15, 2013