It is with great sadness that we announce the death of John Rundle Addison, peacefully on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at the age of 88. Dearly loved husband of Rosemary (née Cook) and father of Cindy, Robin (Lisa) and Diana (Andrew), grandfather of Ryan (Alex), Krista, Emma, David and Jason, great-grandfather of Niki. He was predeceased by his parents Wilfred and Bessie Addison.
He was born March 26,1934 in Montreal, Quebec. Most of his career was at McGill University as a Professor of Physics notably in arctic ice research. He enjoyed mountain climbing, cycling and running. He was an avid piano player including being part of a band in his early years. His favourites were jazz, blues and classical music. His hobbies included painting, shooting, bird-watching, photography and reading.
Friends are invited to visit at the West Chapel of Hulse, Playfair & McGarry, 150 Woodroffe Ave., (at Richmond Rd), Ottawa on Monday, December 19, 2022 between 2 and 5 pm.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Ottawa Valley Wild Bird Care Centre.
Wednesday December 14th 2022
Nous offrons nos plus sincères condoléances à la famille et aux amis de John Rundle Addison PhD Wednesday December 14th 2022 et espérons que leur mémoire pourra être une source de réconfort pendant cette période difficile. Vos pensées et vos mots aimables sont grandement appréciés.
Décès pour la Ville:Ottawa, Province: Ontario