July 10 – 16: Gone But Not Forgotten





When a RCMP Veteran passes away – their old colleagues pause for a moment to reflect on the good times they had and the memories they created.





Despite the times that deceased member was serving their communities and away from their families, the Veteran’s family members are extremely proud of the contributions made by the recently departed.

The following individuals have passed away on the past few weeks:

Photograph of the RCMP Crest



C/3023 Retired Civilian Member Rocco Paul DOTI passed away on July 8, 2017 in Toronto, Ontario. – You can read his obituary here





#15849 – Retired Staff Sergeant Major John Kyle GRAHAM passed away on July 4, 2017 at Ottawa, Ontario.

Scotty joined the Force on July 18, 1949 and served in the RCMP Band in “HQ” Division until his retirement on July 28, 1948. – You can read his obituary here.





#16901 – Former Constable Bernie Arnold RICHARDSON passed away on July 1, 2017 at Dartmouth, NS. 

Bernie joined the Force on March 21, 1951 and served in “H” Division until his discharge on February 2, 1955. – You can read his obituary here.




#29747 – Retired Sergeant Peter BASS passed away on July 3, 2017 at Calgary Alberta.

Peter joined the Force on April 24, 1972 and served in “HQ” and “K” Division until his retirement on November 17m 2002.  His last posting was at Peace River Detachment – You can visit the tribute page and add your comments here.



#41098 – Retired Stuart Frederick BEST passed away on June 29, 2017 at Calgary Alberta.

Stu joined the Force in July 1989 as a Special Constable and converted to a regular member.  He served in “K” Division until his retirement on April 9, 1997.  – You can read his obituary here.




#62067 – Constable Austin Edward MacDOUGALL passed away on July 5, 2017 at Edson Alberta.

You can read the article about his death here.



Veteran Joe Healy maintains a comprehensive of most Force members who have passed away. As death notices are announced, Joe adds them to his website. – You can check out Joe’s website here.

RCMP Cenotaph at Depot Division in Regina.

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