MWO Floyd Lindsay "Bob" Taylor (Ret'd)

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    We regret to advise that Master Warrant Officer Floyd Lindsay "Bob" Taylor (Ret'd) passed away in Medicine Hat on 24 February 2006 at the age of 75 years.

    Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Bob joined the Royal Canadian Engineers in 1950 and joined 1 Airborne Troop, RCE in Calgary in Calgary in 1954 as an Instructor where he completed 24 jumps. He served on United Nations peacekeeping operations in Egypt in 1957 and in Cyprus in 1967. Bob was promoted to Master Warrant Officer in 1968 and was stationed in Calgary until he retired in 1975.

    Bob moved to Medicine Hat after retirement from the Canadian Forces and worked as a Contract Administrator for the Canadian Military Engineers in Suffield. After his second retirement in 1991, Bob kept a good contact with many of his military associates. He was a member of the Medicine Hat Golf and Country Club, the Masonic Lodge, the Royal Canadian Legion FSA, the Society of Engineering Technologists, and the Military Engineers Association of Canada.

    Funeral Service will be held in Victory Lutheran Church, 2793 Southview Drive SE, on Wednesday, 1 March 2006, at 1:00 PM. Interment will take place at a later date in the Field of Honor at Mountain View Cemetery in Calgary. As an expression of sympathy, those wishing to remember Bob Taylor may do so with a gift to the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital - 5 East, 666 - 5th Street SW, Medicine Hat, Alberta, T1A 4H6. Expressions of sympathy can be e-mailed to, subject-heading Bob Taylor.