Lacaille, Vincent Jean-Paul of Qualicum Beach, BC passed away on May 24, 2002 at the age of 81 years. Survived by his loving wife, Cicely; 3 sons, Charles (Carolyn), Greg (Cindy) and Roger (Lesley); 1 daughter, Kathleen (Kevin); 10 grandchildren: sister-in-law, Berthe Lacaille of St. Eustace, P.Q.; nephews, Michel, Pierre and Andre and 1 niece, Diane.
Paul served with the RCAF Bomber Command from 1940-1945 as a Pilot with the Alouette Squadron based in England and did a number of flights over Europe during WWII for which he received the Distinguished Flying Medal. After the war, he flew in the bush of Northern Alberta, then with a Geophysical Company searching for oil for a number of years. He then rejoined the RCAF in 1952 as a flight instructor until 1958. He then served the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) until 1986 moving to the Qualicum area in 1985.
There will be no service by request.
In lieu of flowers, if one so wishes, donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation of BC & Yukon, 4B – 91 Front Street, Nanaimo, BC V9R 5H9.