Captain Arthur B. Garrison (Ret’d)

    • RCE Badge circa 1939-45

    We regret to advise of the death of Captain Arthur B. Garrison (Ret’d) in Victoria BC on 1 November 2000 at the age of 88.

    Arthur was born on the Prairies but moved to Vancouver where he was raised and attended Britannia High School and later Vancouver Normal School--graduating with a Teacher’s Certificate.  He joined the Royal Canadian Engineers in WW II and served in North Africa, Sicily and Italy.  He was demobilized in 1946.

    After the war, Arthur worked for British Columbia Electric in Vancouver for 10 years.  He then moved to Victoria with the BC Department of Public Works and later to the Department of Highways in the Bridge Branch until his retirement in 1977.  Arthur was active in the Military Engineers’ Association of Canada, the Royal Canadian Legion, the United Church, the Scout and Guide Movements and School Parent Teachers Associations.

    Donations may be made to the Victoria Hospice and Palliative Care Foundation. {gdMar2016kh}