CPCA Honour Roll
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Reg #395

It is with great sadness that we announce the death of Garry PATTERSON.  Garry passed away suddenly at the age of 70 on Sunday October 14, 2007.  A celebration of Garry’s life was held at the St. Albert Funeral Home on Friday October 19, 2007 at 10:00 a.m.

Garry Jay Patterson - Alberta
CPCA Honourary Life Member 1994

Garry joined the Edmonton Police Department on March 27th, 1967. During his first 13 years, he worked in Patrol Division, Gaol Section, Communications Section, Court and Summons Section and Patrol Division Zone B. On February 4th, 1980, Garry was promoted to Detective and was assigned to the Criminal Investigation Section Zone B.  On February 25th, 1985 Garry was transferred to Robbery and Extortion Detail and on May 3rd, 1993 he moved to the Fraud and Commercial Crimes Unit. He retired on March 29th, 1997.

Garry is a long time member of the Alberta Police Curling Association. He won the Alberta Provincial Police Championship in 1978 with Darryl BROWN, Jim CESSFORD and Orest POPOWICH. In 1994, Garry was the Host Chairman for the 1994 Canadian Police Curling Championship in Edmonton. During the Championship, he was awarded the prestigious Honourary Life Time Member Award from the Canadian Police Curling Association for his contribution to Police Curling. Garry served on our Association Executive in every capacity for many years and was the Alberta Provincial Coordinator and 5th man for the Mark Johnson rink until 1998. Garry will long be remembered for his passion and dedication to police curling in Alberta. He will be deeply missed by his family and friends.