Bob was born on May 9, 1927, and passed away peacefully on June 18, 2012, at the age of 85. He is survived by his wife of 59 years, June; sons Ian, Allan (Trish) and Patrick; and daughters Pamela (Ken) and Dianne (Blaine); grandchildren Janet, David, Lisa and Alexander; and Lisa and Alex’s mother, Sue. He was predeceased by his parents, Lt. Col. Stewart P. McMordie, DSO, and Edith Mabel McMordie, and by his brother, William.
Bob was raised in Prince Rupert, Nelson and Vancouver, earning his engineering degree in 1950. He was a Professional Engineer in municipal and industrial design and lived in Toronto and Calgary before settling in North Vancouver in 1971 as a partner with Reid Crowther and Partners.
He loved to hike and cross country ski, particularly on the local mountains, with Hollyburn being his favourite. A carved stone was left at the peak of Hollyburn to commemorate his passing.
Donations may be made in Bob’s memory to the North Shore Rescue Team.