Derrol "Darrell" Eugene Perry
We regret to advise that Derrol (Darrell) Eugene Perry passed away at the St. Michael's Health Centre, Palliative Care, Lethbridge AB on 18 May 2007 at the age of 66 years following a lengthy illness.
Derrol was born in Havelock, NB and joined the Royal Canadian Engineers in 1961. In addition to being stationed throughout Canada during his 23 years of service, he served with NATO in Europe and the United Nations in Egypt, Israel and Syria. He retired from the military at Cold Lake, AB in 1985. Derrol's training took him from the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering to the Military Engineering School at Ft. Leonard Wood, Missouri and Air Assault training with the 101st Airborne Division at Ft. Campbell, Kentucky. After retiring from the military, he was employed with the Department of the Environment (Parks) at Waterton Lakes, AB, retiring from Parks Canada in 1997.
In keeping with Derrol's wishes, there was no public visitation or funeral service. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Derrol's favourite charities in his memory, The Salvation Army, #822, 420 - 9th Avenue SE, Calgary, AB, T2G 0R7, 1-888-321-3433, www.ab.salvationarmy.ca and STARS Air Ambulance, 1441 Aviation Park NE, Box 570, Calgary, AB, T2E 8M7.