June 20, 1936 – August 1, 2021
Lorne passed away peacefully in White Rock with his beloved wife, Sandy Ainslee at his side.
Lorne was born in Regina and graduated from Luther College, got a Bachelor of Education from the University of Saskatchewan, and a Masters of Education from the University of Oregon.
Lorne began teaching at Luther College in 1958, worked for 5 years for the Canadian Department of National Defense in Germany; and for 19 years in North Vancouver as Principal of North Van. Secondary, Seymour Secondary and Sutherland Secondary.
After retirement, he spent 5 years as PR Director at Blackcomb-Whistler.
Lorne was predeceased by his parents Christine & Michael; brother Cliff; sister Ashara; and son Michael.
He is survived by loving wife, Sandy Ainslee; his son Darren (Heather); grandsons Nick (Kate), Reece (Michelle); great-granddaughter Laurel; and his stepchildren Gary, Susan & Karen, of Calgary.
Lorne was known for his beautiful smile. He was kind, caring, thoughtful, and generous. To know him was to love & admire him. Lorne was a talented athlete, skiing, competing in volleyball, basketball, football & track.
Lorne was also a published author. Lorne & Sandy A. loved to travel, and together they visited all 7 continents. Lorne was a true gentleman and he will live in our hearts forever.
A private celebration of life will be held at a later date. Donations may be made to Peace Arch Hospice Society in Lorne’s memory.
Please visit www.victorymemorialpark.com for online condolences.
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