MACNUTT, Robert (Bob) Allen Robert Allen MacNutt, 64, passed away peacefully on September 13, 2013 after a short illness. . Bob was born to Irene and the late Allen MacNutt on May 17, 1949 in Three Rivers, P.Q. . He will be sadly missed by his wife of 40 years Shirley (nee Trewin), daughter Lisa Walsh (Chris) and son Michael. He is also survived by his brother Jack (Linda) of Prince George, sisters-in-law Beth Young and Margo Trewin both of Ottawa and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his brother Jim in 2005. . Raised in Ottawa, ON, Bob earned his pilot's license at the Ottawa Flying Club as a teenager and spent his life pursuing his passion for flying. Starting his career as a bush pilot in Canada's Arctic he joined CP Air in 1972 and retired after 35 years as an Air Canada Captain on the A320. Bob loved to travel, spent time living in Kenya and saw a great many unique places as both a pilot and a tourist. . The family would like to extend their gratitude to the staff of the Irene Thomas Hospice in Ladner, BC for their kindness and compassion. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Irene Thomas Hospice or Ladner United Church Building Campaign. . A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, September 21, 2013 at 2:00 pm at Cedar Park Church, 5300 44th Avenue, Ladner, BC. . To send condolences, please visit www.deltafuneral.ca. Delta Funeral Home (604) 946-6040
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Published in The Delta Optimist from Sept. 18 to Sept. 20, 2013