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Kyle, Ferg (VE3LVO)   Aug. 31, 1929 - May 21, 2024

Ferg was born in East York, Ontario, the only child of James (Fergus) and Charlotte Kyle, and passed away peacefully at the age of 94 on 21 May 2024 in Burlington, Ontario.

He grew up in Toronto where he attended UTS then moved to Montreal and studied Engineering at McGill. While at University he joined the RCAF “City of Westmount” 401(F) (Aux) Squadron in St. Hubert. That was the beginning of his aviation dream.

In the RCAF he flew Harvards, Vampires, Sabres, T-33s, Expeditors and the Otter. He retired from the RCAF in 1972 as a Lieutenant-Colonel and CO of 401 Squadron.

Ferg was an avid Ham Radio enthusiast and joined the Burlington Amateur Radio Club where he participated in many emergency preparedness exercises with local agencies. He and Jenny were members of the St. Luke’s Anglican Church congregation in Burlington. He participated in various projects at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum in Hamilton, Ontario - including flying the Yale. He was a talented sketch artist taking after his father who was a political cartoonist for the Globe (amongst others) newspaper In Toronto.

Ferg was predeceased in 2021 by the love of his life Jenny and his daughter Elizabeth in 2014. He leaves behind two sons James (Julie) and Peter (Renee), and five grandchildren Gillian, Philip, Catherine, Simon and Vivienne.

Funeral Services will be held at St. Luke’s Anglican Church, Monday June 10th at 2pm. All welcome.

 

 

We Remember:

2024        Kyle, Ferg (VE3LVO)

2021       Vollick, Bill (VA3WAV)

2021       Globe, Ronald (VE3SEP)

2020       Grantham, Denis (VE3KVE)

2020       Panopoulos, Mike (VE3ATX)

2019       Clifton, Robert (VE3BOC, VE3YZ)

2019       Lee, Bryce (VA3TRN)

2018       Reid, Don (VE3DRA)

2018       Tennant, John Brian (VE3NXA)

2017       Robinson, Ken (VE3WN) - 

2017       Summers, John, Brian - VE3DUO

2016       Bouchard, Rene (VE3QRB)

2016       Clow, George (VE3FGB)

2016       Haighton, Rob

2015       Hayhurst, John (VE3FBX)

2014       Armstrong, Les (VA3WLA)

2014       Baker, Rae (VE3CZN)

2014       Burgess, Donald (VE3ERB)

2014       Hobart, Neil (VE3NNH)

2014       Monds, Bill

2014       Ronald, Jeffery (VE3VRJ)

2014       Schierling, Reinhard (VE3YLF)

2013       Barrette, Ted (VE3TED, VE3FK, VE3IMN)

2013       Kern, Bud (VE3CAE)

2013       Nikolai Simola, Ted (VE3DXG)

2012       Mokren, John (VE3BFY)

2012       Pereira, Charles (VA3WCP)

2012       Raycroft , Bill (VE3RIR)

2012       Rhodes, Cliff (VE3CXR)

2012       Watson, Tom (VE3CYL)

2011       Brinkman, Randy (VE3RXB)

2011       Fugard, Bob (VE3DUF)

2011       Sparrow, Dave (VA3XY, VE3XYY)

2010       Bjerke, Rolfe (VE3KTB)

2009       Carlson, Bob (VE3YVR)

2009       Prowse, Stan (VE3JSP)

2009       Stewart, Jack (VE3FBZ)

2008       Loosley, Bill (VE3JTO)

2007       Csatary, Jake (VE3AE, VE3FYY)

2007       Sikma, Bill (VE3WIM)

2006       Charlesworth, Ed (VE3ZF)

2006       Cobb, Mike (VE3MWR)

2005       McCaslin, Bill (VE3ARX)

2005       Paradise, Roger (VE3LWL)

2005       Poppe, Ron (VE3IUJ)

2004       Agnew, Ron (VE3QRA)

2001       Legg, Geoff (VE3GLL)

2000       Seigler, Max (VE3HYI)

1999       Walker, Frank (VE3EEL)

1997       Riddell, Mel (VE3QU)

1996       Eaton, Noel (VE3CJ)

1987       Wetham, Les (VE3QE)

1984       Renison, Bob (VE3BEW)

1979       Montgomery, Bill (VE3EC)

Members of the Burlington Amateur Radio Club. All contributed in some way to make the Club what it is today. 

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