PRATT, Ronald Stanley (Ret’d Major)
September 18, 1933 to September 10, 2019
Born in Ottawa, Ontario
It is with great sadness we announce the passing of a wonderful husband, father, father-in-law, brother, great grandfather, grandfather, uncle and friend.
Predeceased by his parents Stanley and Grace, brother Doug and sister Carol, former spouse Christobel and son-in-law Robert.
Ron is survived by his loving life long partner Phyllis, brother Brian (Lucie), sisters Linda and Eleanor (Clive), sons Chuck (Josie), Michael (Mary-Anne), daughter Judy, step-daughter Stephanie (Trent), grandchildren Derek (Juditte), Meg (Gene), Kirsten, Stefanie, Charlotte and Sierra, great grandchildren Russell, Brendan, James and Isabelle as well as his very good friend Ken.
In 1952 Ron completed his schooling at Glebe High School in Ottawa. Later that same year he joined the RCAF as a Pilot Officer. He had numerous postings during his career which included Ste Hubert, Mont Apica, and Bagotville, Quebec; Comox, BC; Cold Lake, Alberta; Arizona (where he instructed for a few years); Toronto, Ottawa and North Bay, Ontario.
Ron enjoyed his earlier years with his family camping and travelling. His favourite sports were baseball, hockey, swimming and golf.
Ron and Phyllis enjoyed their trips together especially every fall and spring, where they spent their time in Mesa, Arizona. They enjoyed their rounds of golf together.
Ron was a very compassionate man who had an illustrious sense of humour.
Ron was a long standing member at the Comox Golf Club where he enjoyed spending his time golfing and sharing stories with his buddies.
Ron peacefully slipped away on Tuesday morning, September 10, while in the Royal Jubilee Hospital in Victoria where he had been undergoing cancer treatment. The family would like to extend their sincere thanks to the doctors and nursing staff at the Cancer Clinic as well as the hospital for the excellent care they provided to Ron.
At his request there will be no service. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Comox Golf Club in Ron's name.