Ralph Strachan passes away
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 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.
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