Geoffrey Lewis Robins

November 2, 2019
Geoffrey Robins, age 80, passed away peacefully on November 2, 2019 surrounded by family.
Geoff was an outdoors enthusiast, birder and family man. Born in Birmingham, England he earned his PhD from the University of Liverpool and emigrated to Canada with his wife Mavis. He worked for many years in the Federal Government and was active in community affairs, helping to kickstart the Nanaimo Hornets Rugby Club and support the Rideau Canoe Club in Ottawa.
He is survived by his wife of 57 years, Mavis (Thackray), sons Simon (Isabelle Belanger) and Duncan (Darcy Cain), daughter Kenna (Marc Creamer) and his loving grandchildren Day, Pascale, Liam, Canyon, Philippe, Ella, Sarah and Lucas. In lieu of flowers please consider donating to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.


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