HOLLYER, LCOL E.H. MC CD
Born July 25, 1922 in Toronto, Ed passed away peacefully on July 4, 2013 at the age of 90. He leaves behind his loving wife of 59 years; Eileen and is survived by his three children: Robert, Dawn (Deane), and Geoffrey (Julie) as well as his grandchildren: Keith, Kayley, and Khia. All relatives and friends will miss his caring, thoughtful ways and the twinkle in his eyes. After 32 years of prestigious service in the military, Ed continued his work in intelligence for another 12 successful years with the Department of National Defence until his retirement in 1984. He will be remembered for numerous lifetime accomplishments ranging from being a child virtuoso on the violin to earning the Military Cross in Korea and from being a dedicated family man to contributing selflessly to his community in many ways. Friends and family are invited to attend a celebration of Ed's life Saturday, July 13 from 12:30 to 3:30 at the Kanata Legion Branch 638 (70 Hines Road). In memoriam, gifts to The Royal Canadian Legion Poppy Fund are greatly appreciated.
Published in Ottawa Citizen on Jul. 9, 2013.