Wednesday, January 27, 2016

Obituary announcement for old comrade Col Larry Saunders (ret'd) CD

Colonel Lawrence (Larry) Saunders (1942-2016)

It is with regret that we inform you of the passing suddently from heart failure of Colonel (Ret`d) Lawrence (Larry) Saunders, CD on 17 January 2016 at the age of 73.

Larry served 35 years in the Air Force as a Tech Tel/CELE officer. His last assignments in NDHQ include Director Computer Systems Engineering and Maintenance, the predecessor to today DIMEI and Project Manager for the North Warning System.

On retirement from the military in 1994, Larry spent nine years in Brunssum, the Netherlands on the NATO AWACS Programme before retiring to Moncton, NB. Larry was an outstanding individual who made a significant contribution to the success of Communications & Electronics Branch and the Canadian Forces.

Larry is survived by his wife Sandra, daughter Susan and son Stephen. The family will hold a private celebration of Larry’s life. Larry will be sorely missed by his family and friends.  According this wish, there will be no funeral and no wake.

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