WO Victor A. “Vic” Procure, CD (Ret’d)

    • WO Victor A. “Vic” Procure, CD (Ret’d)
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    • WO Victor A. “Vic” Procure, CD (Ret’d)

    We regret to advise of the sudden death of Warrant Office Victor A. “Vic” Procure, CD (Ret’d) while fishing in British Columbia on 8 September 2020 at age 88.

    Vic enlisted in the Royal Canadian Engineers in 1952. After completing his basic Sapper training at the Royal Canadian School of Military Engineering Chilliwack BC he was posted to 2 Field Squadron in Germany (1953/55). He returned to Canada on posting to 3 Field Squadron in Chilliwack BC followed by a posting to the Apprentice Training Squadron at RCSME in the mid-60s where he was responsible for the Apprentice Band. Vic was one of our senior Combat Divers having qualified in 1966 on the second course.  He subsequently served at the Royal Canadian School of Military Engineering. 3 Field Squadron in Chilliwack, and 1 Field Squadron in Petawawa ON. Vic’s career also included a deployment to the United Nations Emergency Force in the Middle East.

    Vic retired at the rank of Warrant Officer and went to work with the Kamloops School District as Maintenance Supervisor. When he retired from this second career he moved to Vernon. He was recently the Guest of Honour at the 2019 Sapper Apprentice Reunion in Chilliwack in recognition of his long association with the "Green Monsters" (Sapper Apprentices).

    A service for Vic is being planned for 23 September 2020 in Vernon.{khSep2020}