Capt Walter Norman "Doc" Granger, CD (Ret'd)

    • Capt Walter Norman "Doc" Granger, CD (Ret'd)
    • RCE Badge EIIR

    We regret to advise of the death of Captain Walter Norman "Doc" Granger, CD (Retd) on 23 June 2010 in Chilliwack, BC.

    Doc was born in 1930 in Vancouver and served a full career of more than 26 years with the Royal Canadian Engineers as a paratrooper and working with bomb disposal. Career highlights include being an Instructor with Apprentice Training Squadron at the Royal Canadian School of Military Engineering 1953-55, Troop Sergeant Major of 1 Airborne Troop 1955-58, Exchange with the Royal School of Military Engineering 1963-65 and Mine Warfare and Demolitions Instructor at the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering 1967-69.

    After retirement Doc spent thirteen years as the Administrator for the District and City of Chilliwack, then as a Coroner, and finishing his working years selling real estate in the Chilliwack Valley. Over his years he was a Rotarian, Kinsman, Freemason and a member of the Legion.

    A Graveside Service will be held at Noon on Friday, 9 July 2010 at Chilliwack Cemeteries with a Celebration of His Life to follow at the Promontory Lake Estates Clubhouse, 6001 Promontory Rd. Chilliwack, beginning at 2:00 pm. Friends and neighbours are welcome to attend both services. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to a charity of your choosing.