Paul Vallillee passed away peacefully on February 26, 2015 in Comox, BC at the age of 82.
Paul was born in Ottawa, ON and was the beloved husband of Carole. Paul and Carole moved to Yellowknife in August 1969. Paul worked for both the Federal and Territorial governments, and was a member of the Royal Canadian Navy.
Paul is survived by his wife Carole, daughter Brenda, son Steve (Leila) and daughter Jan, his grandchildren Kevin and Erin, as well as his brother Ron (Dot) and nieces Jean & Sara, nephews Kevin & Tim and their respective families in Nova Scotia.
Paul was a tireless advocate for the North and it’s people. He coordinated two Royal tours, a Prime Ministerial visit, managed the Arctic Winter Games in Hay River before finishing his career with Expo 86 in Vancouver.
Paul was an ardent supporter of northern artisans and was well known in the sporting community. He was a proud man, and very devoted to his wife and family. He will be greatly missed.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer Society of Canada.