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    Flags lowered for Bruce Laughton

    [Dr. Bruce Laughton]
    Bruce Laughton

    Flags on campus are lowered in memory of Bruce Laughton, a professor emeritus in the Department of Art History and Art Conservation. He died on Jan. 18 in his 88th year.

    Dr. Laughton taught art history at Queen’s from 1971 until his retirement in 2004. He was head of the Queen’s Department of Art from 1983 to 1988 and authored several scholarly works in his lifetime on British artists including William Coldstream, the Euston Road School and Philip Wilson Steer.

    Cremation has taken place. A family gathering and interment of ashes will be held in the spring. As expressions of sympathy, the family has asked that you please consider a donation to the Alzheimer Society in memory of Dr. Laughton. Robert J. Reid and Sons Funeral Home has created an online guestbook for sharing memories of Dr. Laughton.