STEELE, Edward (Ted) Gordon, LCol (Ret’), OMM, OSJ, CD, RCASC, RCLS

SteeleIt is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Ted on November 21, 2023.

Ted was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba September 11, 1943 and from infancy grew up in Richmond, B.C. After graduating from UBC [Bed-Sec], Ted joined the Canadian Armed Forces. Assignments throughout Canada and overseas found him in a variety of interesting, challenging and rewarding positions with a memorable six duty tours with UN Peacekeeping Forces. His military service was recognized with an investment into the Order of Military Merit (Officer) and later into the Order of the Hospital of St. John of Jerusalem recognizing his years of voluntary service.

Predeceased by his first marriage partner, Janet Elizabeth [nee Jenkins] [d.1997], they produced 2 great sons with 3 wonderful granddaughters, James [Lizz] with Hannah and Olivia, and Noel [Valerie] with Brianna.

Ted remarried to Laura May [nee Jeffery], settling in Boundary Bay where they enjoyed golfing and cruising the world.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made in Ted’s name to an organization of your choice.