The Rev. Dr. Robert A. Cruickshank

The Rev. Dr. Robert A. Cruickshank

Passed on Saturday, 12 December 2015

The Rev. Dr. Robert A. Cruickshank passed away peacefully on Saturday, December 12, 2015. 

Dr. Cruickshak majored in Russian History and Psychology at Bob Jones University, received his Master’s Degree in Psychology from Andover Newton School of Theology, and his Doctorate in Ministry from Gordon College

Bob served as the Pastor of the Greenwood Union Church in Wakefield, and after retirement continued his ministering to others as a Professor of Psychology for 37 years at Salem State University. He operated a private Psychology practice in Wakefield, and for a period of time, he also served as Chaplain for Boston City Hospital. In recent years, he found a spiritual home as a member of the First Congregational Church of Stoneham.

The service of  remembrance of Dr. Bob’s life was at the First Congregational Church, 1 Church St., Stoneham on December 16, 2015.  Gifts in his memory may be made to the Dr. Robert A. Cruickshank Memorial Fund ( which will donate to First Congregational Church and several other of Bob’s favorite charities. For directions, online tribute or to share a memory, visit

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