Alan Andrews

June 15, 1919March 14, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Coutts Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, Cambridge, ON.


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Barb MacKenzie

March 28, 2011

Dear Jane, Betty, and Janet, Troutbay was never the same after your family moved down the lake. WE all have fond memories of you and your parents during those good old days in Muskoka. Sending our heartfelt condolences at this time of sadness and loss. Sincerely, Barb, Kim, Gord, John and Doug MacKenzie. (still on Troutbay!)

Graham Heit

March 25, 2011

We as a family had much affection and admiration for Alan Andrews. We appreciated his friendship, as we know he did ours. Over the past four years he was part of our family.
It has been a privilege to know Alan. He loved the homes and cottages he built, and was proud of his family and their accomplishments. He savoured good memories of special locations, of honoured past relationships, of good friends of long standing, and of Rosie and her predecessors. He appreciated and had affection for Tina. He was our mother's best friend as she was to him.
Alan was a gentle man of integrity and honour. We will remember him.

Graham Heit and Sonya Hamilton
Trevor and Wendy Heit
Belinda and Darryl Burt
Susan and Jim Giesler
Jacqueline Heit

Darryl & Belinda Burt

March 24, 2011

Jane, Betty and Janet... Please accept our warmest, sincere condolences. Your father will be missed by all who have known him. He has become a very dear friend to Belinda and me and especially to our mother Jacqueline. Alan has been an important part of all our family gatherings over the past few years and has made a profound impression on us all. Although physically slowed by the years that creep up on us all, his wit and intelligence never failed him. We so loved to hear his stories. He talked of his family and friends, his property up north, his time in the service to his country in Petawawa and of course, the many years he spent growing up in St. Mary’s and his practice in Cambridge. Our time with him was far too short but how thankful we are to have had the opportunity to know him as we have. Again, our condolences; your father was a wonderful man.

Janet Varner

March 23, 2011

Love you so much Daddy. You made such corny jokes that we are continuing them in your honour (we secretly loved them). I'm so proud to have inherited your sense of humour and your scrunchy eyes! Love you,

Mary Tapley

March 22, 2011

It was a pleasant surprise when Dr. Andrews and his daughter very generously came to visit my dad, Jack Richardson. Dad was living in a nursing home in Listowel at the time, before he could be moved back home to St. Marys, where he grew up with the Andrews boys. There were great stories shared that day, along with some laughs and Dad was left with many fond memories.
We have always been very grateful for this visit. Growing up with Bruce and Jim, we only know that the Andrews family has always been one of great respect in our town.
We send our very sincerest condolences at this sad time.

- Mary (Richardson) Tapley and family

Jane Graham

March 22, 2011

To the Andrews Family. Dr. Andrews grew up on Jones Street East in St. Marys and so did our father, Jack Richardson. Dad died in November, 2009, in St. Marys, but the year prior to that your father visited him in Listowel at the nursing home there. It was wonderful of your father to make the effort to travel to Listowel for a brief meeting with his boyhood friend. My brother, John, stays in touch with your cousin, Jim, so a bit of the St. Marys connection continues. Best wishes from the Richardson Family, Jane, Anne, Mary and John.

Mary Ainslie Smith

March 21, 2011

It was my pleasure to meet Dr. Alan Andrews not long ago at the St. Marys Museum where I worked until my recent retirement. Dr. Andrews paid several visits to the Museum and brought with him some wonderful photographs of people and places in St. Marys that he had taken as a high school student in the 1930s. He graciously allowed copies to be made of a number of these to add to the Museum's historic photograph collection. He also shared with Museum staff some great stories about growing up in St. Marys - his father had been a prominent jeweller here. We are very grateful for his interest and help in preserving the history of our community.