LCol Ian Richardson Ballantyne, CD (Ret'd)
We regret to advise of the death of Lieutenant Colonel Ian Richardson Ballantyne (Retd) in Ottawa on 20 November 2010, in his 80th year.
Born in Dumfries, Scotland and raised in Kitchener, Ontario, Ian graduated from the Royal Military College, Kingston in 1954 and Queen's University, Civil Engineering, in 1956. After serving in Korea and the Middle East, Ian's Canadian Military Engineer career took him to Kingston, Calgary, Chilliwack, England, Gagetown, the Netherlands and National Defence Headquarters in Ottawa. He retired in 1991 and moved to Calabogie, ON.
A service to celebrate Ian's life will be held at the Pinecrest Remembrance Chapel, 2500 Baseline Road, Ottawa on Monday, 29 November, at 2:00pm. Reception to follow. For those wishing, donations may be made to the Alzheimer Society of Ottawa, or the Royal Ottawa Foundation for Mental Health.