WO Alexander "Alex" Sturrock, CD (Ret'd)
We regret to advise of the death of Warrant Officer Alexander “Alex” Sturrock CD (Ret’d) peacefully in Ottawa ON on 24 April 2003 at the age of 70.
Alex was born in Dundee, Scotland. He served as a police constable in Scotland before serving with the British Royal Engineers as a photographical draftsman during WW II, 1942-49, attaining the rank of Lieutenant. He immigrated to Canada and joined the Canadian Forces Army Survey Establishment in October 1955 as a Photogrammetrist. During his service with the Survey Establishment he was a photogrammetry instructor, aerotriangulation control plotter operator and eventually became the supervisor of Aerotriangulation Computation Section #2. He also served in the Technical Administration Section. Alex retired from the Mapping and Charting Establishment in 1973 with the rank of Warrant Officer to join the Department of Energy Mines & Resources. He took his final retirement in 1991.
A private family funeral will be held. Donations may be made to the Canadian Cancer Society or the Canadian National Institute for the Blind.