Richard John Robert Anderson

July 14, 1960July 21, 2012

Suddenly at Cambridge Memorial Hospital on Saturday July 21, 2012 at the age of 52 years. Loving husband of Paula Anderson (nee Smithson). Beloved son of William and the late Bernadette “Bunny”. Cherished father of John (Tashia Crick), and Robert. Proud grandpa of Nicolas. Richard will be sadly missed by his siblings Michael, Wendy Ryan (Gary), Debbie Hunter (Jamie) and Tammy Graham (Kirk). Friends will be received at Coutts Funeral Home 96 St. Andrews St., Cambridge on Wednesday July 25, 2012 from 6-9p.m. Funeral services will be conducted in the funeral home chapel on Thursday July 26, 2012 at 11am. Cremation to follow. Online condolences may be made at In memory of Richard donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.


  • Visitation Wednesday, July 25, 2012
  • Funeral Service Thursday, July 26, 2012

Richard John Robert Anderson

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August 3, 2012

Our deepest sympathies on your loss. Rick was a dear friend of ours at McBride and we will miss him everyday. Work will not be the same without him at the school. We will never forget his smile that was always so warm and welcome.
Rest in peace Rick, from your friends Giovanna, Renata and Aldina

Jennifer Romualdi

July 29, 2012

Rick, you will be greatly missed in the halls at McBride. And to the Anderson family, may your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.

Frank Sands

July 26, 2012

Rick you will be greatly missed by all of your friends here at the Peel District School Board. Our thoughts and deepest sympathies are with you and your family.

Moyan Laird

July 26, 2012

May God bless Thinking of all at this time

James jarjour

July 26, 2012

Rick! Always helping me to move equipment. Set up for concerts especially those heavy risers!! I will miss your quiet humor and our life conversations. As i was the music teacher at mcbride, I could always count on you for help anytime. Thankyou for everything!

Yvonne Pereira

July 25, 2012

Paula, my deepest sympathies to you and your family. Rick touched my life by his incredible patience and kindness. I will remember Rick, you and your family in my prayers.

Dilia Vincent

July 25, 2012

My deepest Simpaties to you and your family for your loss i worked with Rick at Queenston one summer Great person
Dilia in Mississauga

Ian Anderson

July 25, 2012

Ricky, I will always treasure childhood memories of hanging with you & the cousins at Christmas time. Thanks for those memories...I will never forget you. God Bless.

Debra King

July 24, 2012

To the Anderson family. Rick will be greatly missed and my deepest sympathies to the faily. Had many occasions to work with Rick and going to McBride will never be the same when you develop a friendship like with Rick, a verty caring man.

Laurie & Doug Bruce

July 24, 2012

Some terrific memories ,of a long time neighbour and friend ;The smile we all will never forget .