Cpl Teruji "Terry" Murakami, CD (Ret'd)
We regret to advise of the death of Corporal Teruji "Terry" Murakami, CD (Ret'd) at Rockyview General Hospital in Calgary on 11 March 2013.
Terry was born in Steveston, BC in 1928, but the Murakami family moved to Japan in 1945. Terry returned to Winnipeg in 1950 and joined the Canadian Army with the Princess Patricia’s Canadian Light Infantry in 1952. He served during the Korean Conflict from 1952 to 1953 and in 1958 he transferred to the Royal Canadian Engineers. Terry then served in Egypt and Germany, coming back to Canada from Germany in 1965 and settled in Chilliwack, BC, for several years before moving to Calgary. Terry spent the rest of his army career at Currie Barracks where he retired in 1987 after 35 years of service.
At Terry’s request, there will be no Funeral Service.