CUTTING, SGT G. A.
August 12, 1914 ~ September 5, 2013
R.C.M.P. Reg # 10980
On September 5, at the age of 99 George passed away peacefully at the Kipnes Veterans Centre.
George is survived by his daughter Anne (Dave), son Brian (Ann), son-in-law Doug, numerous grand- and great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many dear friends.
George was predeceased by his father Percy, N.W.M.P. Reg # 3149 in 1962, his mother Ruby in 1984, his wife Ida in 1998, his daughter Carolyn in 1984 and sisters Roberta, Mona and Iris.
George was the last surviving original member of the 1st Company Canada Provost, a military extension of the R.C.M.P. He was also the last of the official R.C.M.P. Trumpeters. George's many accomplishments included the riding instruction and training of the R.C.M.P. Musical Ride and the representation of Canada at Bisley, England in rifle marksmanship. George rode his motorcycle well in to his 80's, rode horses and golfed into his 90's.
The family wishes to thank the staff at the Kipnes Centre for their excellent care and compassion and the many R.C.M.P. Veterans for their friendship and assistance.
At George's request there will be no Funeral. A tribute to George will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion Kingsway Branch #175, 14339 - 50 Street, Edmonton, AB on September 16, 2013 at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Kipnes Centre for Veterans 4470 McCrae Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T5E 6M8.
Expressions of sympathy may be forwarded to the family via the website
Published in The Edmonton Journal on Sept. 7, 2013