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Remembering Owen Phillip Humphreys 1926 - 2011
The Lest We Forget. “Owen Phillip “Bud” Humphreys passed away peacefully on March 10, 2011 at the Medicine Hat Regional Hospital after a long and interesting life. He was 84. Blessed with a generous personality and usually robust health he was struck with brain cancer while wintering in Yuma, Arizona. He leaves to mourn him, his five children, Jim (Rose) of Vancouver, John (Judy) Saskatoon, Anne of Miramichi, Joseph and Ted (Jessica) of Toronto, as well as sisters, Sally and Elain of Peterborough; a brother, David, in Toronto; seven grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and many others that will remember his outgoing personality, pleasant smile and remarkable life. His diverse career began in 1942 when he entered the Army during the Second World War at age 15. After that, he became a policeman, then a detective and later, a successful businessman. Throughout his life, he volunteered to help others. He was a Rotarian, Scout Master, and served on the executive of charitable organizations and boards. He was also a long time member of the Canadian Legion and Honorary Member of the American Legion. As a 32 Degree Mason a very dedicated Shriner, and life member of the Royal Order of [...]