Lorne James Reid, BASc’58
Lorne passed away peacefully on April 5, 2019, in Kelowna, BC, in his 86th year. He was born an only child in Trail, BC, on July 31, 1933. He is predeceased by his parents, Elsie and Jimmy Reid. He is remembered and dearly missed by his loving wife of 62 years, Joan (née Everard), also from Trail, as well as his four children (Sherry, Wendy, Scott, and Jim), and seven grandchildren (Sara, Emily, Iain, Lauren, Eric, Danielle, and Manuel). Lorne graduated from UBC in 1958 with a degree in chemical engineering and spent his entire career working for DuPont of Canada in Kingston, Ajax, Burlington, North Bay, Montreal, and Wilmington, Delaware. Lorne retired at 57 years of age and built a home on Lake Ontario, in Picton. Lorne and Joan became homesick for BC, and settled in Gallagher’s Canyon, Kelowna, and then in Salmon Arm, and finally Mission Villas, Kelowna.