MWO Guy Adam Law, CD
We regret to advise of the death of Master Warrant Officer Guy Adam Law, CD, unexpectedly in Kabul, Afghanistan on 25 February 2021 at age 48. Guy was a Construction Engineer Superintendent serving on assignment with Global Affairs Canada as the Operations and Facilities Maintenance Officer for the Canadian Embassy in Kabul.
Born in Saskatoon SK, Guy joined the Canadian Armed Forces in 1991 as a Reservist in the North Saskatchewan Regiment. He transferred to the Regular Force in 1994 and served with the 2nd Battalion, Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in Winnipeg for five years, including a six month tour in Bosnia.
Guy remustered to the Canadian Military Engineers in 1999 as an Electrical Distribution Systems Technician. Upon the successful completion of his QL3 training at the Canadian Forces School of Military Engineering (CFSME), Guy was posted to Dundurn SK where he completed his apprenticeship, his QL5 training at CFSME, and a six-month deployment to the Golan Heights. Upon returning from this deployment, he was promoted to Master Corporal and posted to CFB Winnipeg.
In 2005, Guy deployed to Canadian Forces Station Alert for a six month tour as ‘Hydro One.’ This was followed by his successful completion of his QL6A course at CFSME, promotion to the rank of Sergeant, and then being posted to 2 Combat Engineer Regiment in Petawawa. He completed a nine-month tour in Afghanistan during his 2 CER tour and was promoted to the rank of Warrant Officer.
After completion of his QL6B course, Guy was posted to CFB North Bay (2011-2015), during which time he completed a five-month tour in Kuwait. After being promoted to MWO in 2015, Guy was posted to Real Property Operations (RP Ops) in Moose Jaw and took over as the OC In 2017. Guy was then posted to RP Ops Detachment at CFB Borden in 2018 as the Unit Sergeant Major. He was posted to the Canadian Embassy in Kabul in August 2020 as the facility Operations and Maintenance Officer.
During his career in the Infantry and the Canadian Military Engineers, Guy served on four operational deployments: Afghanistan, the Golan Heights and twice in the Former Republic of Yugoslavia. He received a Commander-in-Chief Commendation for his performance.
Funeral Mass will occur at the Holy Spirit Parish in Barrie on Saturday, 13 March 2021 at 11 a.m. Please visit this link for livestream of the service. Due to COVID restrictions, it is requested that family and friends who wish to attend the Church Service register to reserve a seat utilizing this link.
In lieu of flowers, donations to the Canadian Military Engineer Association (CMEA) and/or Soldier On Fund would be greatly appreciated by the family. On line condolences and memories may be sent to the funeral home.