Born in Hanna, Alberta, Ken spent his early years in the Canadian Navy. He then worked for the Alberta Liquor Control Board in Calgary before joining Foreign Affairs (formerly External Affairs). His postings included New York, NY, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, Caracas, Venezuela, Bagdad, Iraq, Bonn, Germany and Bogota, Colombia where he retired. Ken died peacefully at age 76 on October 4, 2014 in Bogota. He is survived by his wife and three sons all of Ottawa.
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