Born and raised in Ottawa, Ontario. Married in 1967 to Pat, later had two children Pam and Shawn. Studied Commercial Art & Illustration in 1970. Work for Regional Government at Island Lodge Porters Island home for the aged as an assistant director of building maintenance, (two building Island Lodge, and Bradford house.) 22 years. Joined and trained in Regina, Saskatchewan with the RCMP. After 14 years, retired in 1997. Started working for the church as a Sexton in March 2000. Pat and I have two grand children Maddie and Morgan, as we call them our M & M girls.