Neville Bruce Ede

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    We regret to advise of the death of Neville Bruce Ede in Powell River BC on 5 October 2015 at the age of 85.

    Bruce was born in Guildford, England and arrived in Toronto ON in 1953 as a newly graduated civil engineer. He worked in the pulp and paper industry, starting in Manitoba for seven years before moving on to Nanaimo, BC and eventually to Powell River where he worked until his retirement.  

    Bruce served in the Canadian Army Reserves with the Royal Canadian Engineers.  He was also active with the Royal Canadian Army Cadets.  He was active in many community organisations such as his church, boy scouts and girl guides. He served on the Powell River General Hospital Board for ten years and, lastly, headed the New Life Society providing counselling services for addiction.

    Bruce was a member of the Royal Canadian Legion Powell River BC Branch #164.

    There will be no service but the family will host a memorial tea on 10 October. {gdJun2016kh}