Colin Frederick HORSTEAD

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HORSTEAD, Colin Frederick - Surrounded by family, peacefully at his home, passed away at the age of 79 on June 14, 2014. Beloved husband of Marguerite, step-father to Jamie and step-grandfather to Ben. Dearly missed by his two loving daughters Kelly Draper (Mike) and Jill McIntosh (Greg). The best grandpa ever to his 4 grandchildren who will greatly miss him - Stephen, Mark, Brooke and Summer. Grandpa loved to spoil them all and was always the "Joker". Predeceased by his parents Stanley and Margaret Horstead and brother Roger. Throughout life he was passionate about sports and enjoyed tennis, fishing, Formula 1 racing and in later years an avid wood worker and bird watcher. He was affectionately known as the "King of the Hill" at Hawk Cliff near Port Stanley. On Wednesday, June 18, 2014 a Celebration of Life will be held at Turner & Porter, Butler Chapel, 4933 Dundas St. W., Toronto (between Islington and Kipling Aves.) with visitation beginning at 3 p.m. until the time of Service at 4 p.m. A special thanks to Dr. Kendal, Nurse Britt and Nurse Nadia and all of the incredible help from the CCAC. In lieu of flowers, donations to the or SickKids Foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences may be made at

Published in the Toronto Star on June 16, 2014
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