WO Albert Donald "Don" Marsden, CD (Ret'd)
Warrant Officer Albert Donald "Don" Marsden, CD (Retd) passed away at home on 14 September 2007.
Don was born in Windsor, ON and started his 34 year military career with the Black Watch 1960. He served with the Regiment in Germany and CFB Gagetown until it was disbanded in 1970 and became the 2nd Battalion Royal Canadian Regiment. Don remustered to the Canadian Military Engineers in 1971, initially serving with the Base Construction Engineering Section and 3 Service Battalion at CFB Gagetown. In 1975 he was posted to Chilliwack as an instructor with the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering (CFSME). In 1980 he was transferred to CFB Esquimalt (Nanaimo) as part of the CE Contracting Section. After three years, Don was posted to CFB Shilo and then, in 1988, Don returned to CFSME where he served until his retirement in December 1994.
A funeral service was held on 23 September 2007 at Woodlawn Mt. Cheam Funeral Home in Chilliwack. Donations in lieu of flowers can be made to the Canadian Cancer Society.