Maj Emil "Em" Aubrey Cecil Fritsch, CD (Ret'd)

    • Maj Emil "Em" Aubrey Cecil Fritsch (Ret'd)
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    We regret to advise of the death of Major Emil “Em” Aubrey Cecil Fritsch, CD (Ret'd) at the Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary AB on 24 December 2003 at the age of 77.

    Em was born in Denbigh ON.  He joined the Royal Canadian Air Force and attended Queen's University in Kingston ON where he graduated with a Civil Engineering degree in 1953.  His military career was primarily in Military Engineering staff appointments, including Engineering Officer at Canadian Forces Base Lahr, West Germany in the early 1970s.  He will also be remembered by many as the Military Engineer Career Manager in the late 1960s. 

    After retiring from the Canadian Forces in 1975, he worked for the Department of Public Works in Ottawa, retiring at the age of 65 in 1991.

    Funeral Services will be held in Calgary on 29 December followed by a second Funeral Service to be held in Ottawa at a later date. In living memory, a tree will be planted in Calgary at Nose Creek Valley Memorial Forest.{gdSep2016kh} (Updated 18 Sep 16)