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Saturday April 7, 2012

HECTOR EASDALE SUTHERLAND
1927 2012
Hector passed away at home on March 28 in Brockville, Ont. in his 85th year. He was the very proud father of Linda, Colin (Vanessa), Anne, Brian and Jane (Shawn) and the bemused and delighted grandfather of Devon and Keith Sutherland and Lindsey and Jenna Carter. Predeceased by his wife and best friend Nancy McGill. He is survived by his sister Betty Panet-Raymond. The family would like to thank his neighbours in Country Club Place and sister-in-law Isabel Cameron for their kindness and friendship to Hector after our mother died. Hector was an athlete of the highest order and excelled at many sports. He was two time Canadian National Downhill Champion and proudly represented Canada as a member of the Olympic ski team in 1948. A celebration of both Hector and Nancy's lives will be held in Montreal at the Mount Royal Funeral Complex, Friday, June 8 at noon. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a foundation in Nancy's name for research into ovarian cancer c/o Division of Gynecologic Oncology, Queen's University, Kingston, ON, K7L 3N6. Ski Heil.

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