We regret to advise of the death of Jack Merchant on 21 June 2006.
Born in 1919 in Sydney, NS, he received his B.A. and B.Sc. from St. Francis Xavier University and his engineering degree from Nova Scotia Technical College. He entered the Army military in 1943 as a Lieutenant in the Royal Canadian Engineers.
In his career as a professional engineer, Jack worked as the registrar for the Association of Professional Engineers for many years before joining Swan Wooster Engineering Co. where he worked until retirement. Jack served as President of the Association of Consulting Engineers of Canada, President of Point Grey Golf and Country Club, President of the Engineers Club of Vancouver and was honoured to be named a Paul Harris Fellow by the Rotary Foundation.
Flowers are gratefully declined. A memorial service was held at the Point Grey Golf and Country Club, on 22 June 2006.