Colin Ross Blyth

Blyth, Colin Ross


Colin Ross Blyth, Professor of Mathematics, Queen’s University and University of Illinois. The Family regrets to announce the death of Colin Ross Blyth (October 24, 1922 to August 22, 2019). Survived by his wife of 64 years, Valerie, and their children: Mary Alice Snetsinger (Rob), Georgina Roche, Colin M. (Trish), Heather (Rob Smith), Alec (Lisa), and Don, and by his nine grandchildren.

Pre-deceased by siblings Bob, Florence, Elspeth, and Gladys, and by grandson Colin Ross Blyth. Survived by siblings Helen and Don. The family thanks the staff of Providence Care Hospital for their excellent care.

As he wished there will be no memorial service. A private interment will be held at Cataraqui Cemetery at a later date. Those who wish to may make a donation to the Colin Ross Blyth Fund for Mental Health and Addictions Research, 1-800 267-7837, email