October 15, 2015
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John Northwood passed away peacefully on June 16, 2015, in his 86th year, surrounded by his loving family at Stevenson Memorial Hospital, Alliston.

He was the beloved husband of Barbara, loving father of Sandra (Bob) Culham, David (Doreen), Kim (Richard) Allerton and Heidi (Martin) Beckmann. He is sadly missed by his 10 grandchildren, their spouses and his 11 great-grandchildren. Survived by his sister Barbara (Bill) Hoogerwerf.

He was a wonderful mentor to many pioneers of the landscape industry. His passion for quality landscapes, especially for trees, inspired many. John Northwood always had an enthusiastic gleam in his eye.

His life-time support of the arboricultural/horticultural industry, Landscape Ontario as an organization, and especially the many people in our industry will always be remembered.

The family received friends at the Rod Abrams Funeral Home, 1666 Tottenham Road, Tottenham, on June 18 and 19. Interment followed in Trinity Cemetery, Beeton.