Obituary – Allan Grunder


Allan Grunder passed peacefully at home in Nepean on April 12, 2024, at age 89.
Beloved husband of Heather.
Exemplary father to Laura (Andrew) and kind grandfather to Harry.
Survived by sister Catherine (Keith), nieces Jocelyn, Amy and Linda (Gary) and nephew David (Kathryn) and by many cherished cousins.
Predeceased by first wife Linda, brother Arthur, and parents Lillian and Neil.
Born in Kincardine, Allan grew up farming. He studied animal science, earning his PhD at Davis California, followed by 31 years of genetic research at Agriculture Canada.
He had strong faith and was an active supporter of his church. Allan enjoyed playing the fiddle with Mostly Bows, antique tractor wrangling, square dancing and governmental fiscal restraint. A very hard worker, he was kind, diligent and innovative – a helpful and loyal friend to many.
Interment Capital Memorial Cemetery.
A memorial service and reception will be held at Tiverton Knox Presbyterian Church at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 3, 2024. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choice.

Obituary – Allan Grunder was last modified: July 8th, 2024 by Dianna Martell