contact HGO      +1 613.475.4704

 Home / Article: Ralph Strachan passes away

Ralph Strachan passes away

 9 January 2018     HGO Staff 

EDMONTON – Industry veteran Ralph Thomas Strachan passed away here on 31 December 2017. He was 93 years old.

He spent more than 40 years working as a sales representative covering both Alberta and British Columbia for a number of upholstery and bedding manufacturers, including both Hooker and Broyhill.

Ralph StrachanRalph is lovingly remembered by his wife of 69 years, Marie-Rose; and their children, including Wayne (Elizabeth) and Glen (Cindy); daughter-in- law, Val; grandchildren, Jennifer, Jocelyn (Michael), Briana and Brent; great- grandchildren, Bryson, Rylan and Landon.

Wayne Strachan is also a veteran of Canada’s furniture and best known as executive vice president of The Brick, now a banner of Leon’s Furniture Limited.

Ralph was predeceased by his parents, John and Nan; son, Brian and daughter-in-law, Norma-Jane.

A memorial service was held this past Monday (08 January 2018). In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations to the University Hospital Foundation, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute.

To send condolences, please visit

Ashley Furniture
This HGO article was written by:
The HGO Merchandiser
Winter 2018
Winter 2018
Fall 2018
Fall 2018
Summer 2018
Summer 2018
Spring 2018
Spring 2018

 View all editions of The HGO Merchandiser.

  About HGO

Home Goods and its accompanying newsletter - HGO This Week - covers the furniture, bedding, appliances, consumer electronics, accessories, lamps and lighting and floor coverings product sectors of the big ticket home goods market in Canada. HGO is also a forum for the dissemination of market research and hard-hitting articles on best practices for Canadian retailers.

  Contact Us
  Home Goods Online

Published by:
Windsor Bay Communications Inc.
P.O. Box 3023; 120 Ontario Street,
Brighton ON Canada K0K 1H0

Tel : 613.475.4704

Fax : 613.475.0829
Mail : contact us