Gordon Ainsley ‘Papa’ Ladd

June 14, 1918 – August 26, 2020
Gordon passed in the early hours of August 26th 2020 after a short stay in hospital. He was born in Vancouver June 4th 1918.
Predeceased by his parents (Bliss and Cecil), wife Joan, four brothers (Don, Ted, Phil, and Wendell). Survived by his brother Stewart and sister Kathleen, daughter Deb (Bill), son Dave (Marisa), five grandkids and five great grandchildren.
In his 102 years he fought in WWII, lived in the wild, traveled the world with his beautiful wife Joan and turned all his adventures into captivating stories for his children and grandchildren.
He loved to share his passions with family and friends, which included golfing, woodworking, and ‘Gordon’s Garden’.
In lieu of service, we hope you will join us in a toast (a martini with extra olives for Joan) and share a story with someone you love.


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