Of Halifax, passed away peacefully on October 1, 2020, at home. He was born February 28, 1951 in Grace Maternity Hospital, the son of the late Doris Helene (Cleveland) and Robert MacPherson Buchan.
He attended Tower Road School and Queen Elizabeth High School before acceptance at S.M.U. and a master’s degree form Dalhousie. Robert was a gifted musician, excelling in piano, guitar and singing. His favorite past time in his teen years were the jam sessions with his dear cousin, Dave MacKinnon. He began his teaching career as a community school coordinator at Oxford St. School and greatly enjoyed the friends he made within the community. When this position was discontinued, he turned to teaching and guidance counselling at a variety of schools. Robert enjoyed attending church services and talking to tenants and friends in his retirement years.
Arrangements are under the care of J. Albert Walker Funeral Home (2005) Ltd. A private family interment will take place in Kingston, NS.