Alexander Clarke Raeburn 1912-2012
Alex died peacefully, on November 27, 2012, just one day after his 100th birthday. Beloved husband of the late Doris Craig (1976) and the late June Stubbs (2007). Dear father of Lynn (Bill) Baker of Windsor, John and Helen of Orangeville and the late Craig (2011). Dear second Dad to Marilyn Stubbs (Clare) Cooney of Parksville BC and Mary June Stubbs (Lyle) Cooney of Alton.
Dad leaves behind his devoted grandchildren Matt (Mamata), John, Michael, Tania (Brian), Lisa (Mike), Cathy (Doug), Chris (Barry), and Kent (Chantal)and great grandchildren: Mackenzie, Alexander, Charley, Braedon, Creighton, Curtis, and Caroline. He is survived by his two sisters Isabel (Bill) Bospoort, and Ruth (Cliff) Coburn and pre-deceased by sisters Clara Finn and Jean McArthur.
Dad was proud to be part of the team that built the Avrocar, the Avro Arrow, the Lancaster bomber and CF-100, DC-8, DC-9, DC-10 during his long career in the aircraft industry.
He was equally proud to serve his beloved Caledon as a school trustee, Deputy Reeve, Caledon Councillor, and Peel Regional Councillor. He was a founding member of the Niagara Escarpment Commission and first chair of LACAC, Caledon’s Heritage Committee, and served numerous terms on the Credit Valley Conservation Authority, the Ontario Heritage Foundation, the Ontario Waste Management Board and many other committees.
Andy Priede, Fay McCrea, Alex Raeburn, Diane Allengame & Richard Paterak in front of the Old Caledon Township Hall
Annual General Meeting 2012
Caledon Heritage Foundation
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Speaker: Edith George, Peter Dmytrasz, Fran Moscall, Ontario Urban Forest Council
Theme: Heritage Tree - Preserving our Natural Roots
15202 Mount Wolfe Road, Caledon
Caledon Heritage Foundation is designing a Presentation for sharing with the Public and our Heritage Partners in connection with our passion for history, heritage, story, and legacy and our mandate for education, advocacy, and fundraising.
The introduction of our Presentation had an inaugural viewing at our AGM on November 15, 2012 when it was launched and received with enthusiasm.
If you would like to host a Presentation by Caledon Heritage Foundation, please contact us.
A virtual museum and archive of the architecture,
landscapes, people, ancestral roots here and abroad, and stories and lore of
Caledon, Ontario, Canada and MeetUps and PopUps posted and hosted by Caledon Heritage Foundation and our Heritage Partners
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