George Byron Crawford, P. Eng.

    • George Byron Crawford, P. Eng.
    • RCE GVIR

    We regret to advise of the death of George Byron Crawford P. Eng. on 22 January 2007.

    Born in Bowmanville, ON, George graduated from the University of Toronto in Civil Engineering in 1944. After a short period of WW II service with the Royal Canadian Engineers, he joined Gore & Storrie Consulting Engineers in 1945 and rose to become President in 1975. He worked across Canada throughout his career and especially on the development of the Main Toronto sewage treatment plant at Ashbridges Bay. He received many awards and honours, was inducted into the University of Toronto Engineering Alumni Hall of Distinction, and was only the second Canadian to be made an Honorary Member of the Water Environment Federation. George was a member of several associations and clubs, including the ''Select Society of Sanitary Sludge Shovellers'' and the Canadian Association of Mayflower Descendants. He was a founder of the Leaside Curling Club, and a long-time volunteer and supporter of Northlea United Church.

    The family will receive friends at The Humphrey Funeral Home - A.W. Miles Chapel, 1403 Bayview Avenue on 25 January. Service in Northlea United Church, 125 Brentcliffe Road on 26 January. Donations to The Owl Foundation in Vineland Station, or to The Arthritis and Autoimmunity Research Centre Foundation would be appreciated.{khMar2016}