Lt Alexander John Forsyth, MBE (Ret’d)

    • Lt Alexander John Forsyth, MBE (Ret’d)
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    • Lt Alexander John Forsyth, MBE (Ret’d)

    We regret to advise of the death of Lieutenant Alexander John Forsyth, MBE (Ret’d), on 10 March 2016, peacefully, in Manotick, ON in his 96th year.

    Born in Russell, ON, Alexander graduated from Ottawa Technical High School and began work with Northern Electric in 1939. He served during WW II with the Royal Canadian Air Force from 1941 to 1945. He worked in Britain, India and Burma installing mobile radar stations and he was awarded the Member of the British Empire for his service. Following the war, he graduated in Civil Engineering from Queen's University and then served a 35-year career with Defence Construction Limited /Defence Construction Canada.

    Family and friends are invited to visit from 6:00 to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday, 17 March 2016 at Capital Funeral Home & Cemetery, 3700 Prince Of Wales Drive in Ottawa. The Celebration of Alex's Life will take place on Friday, 18 March at 10:00 a.m. in the Chapel, followed by a Reception. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Arthritis Society. Online condolences may be shared at {khMar2016}