McLEOD, Major (Retired) William John "Danny" MC, CD, DMSc (Hon.) - Veteran of WWII, with the South Alberta Regiment, and post war, with the Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) Born in Medicine Hat, Alberta on 5 November 1921 to the late John Samuel and Rowena McLeod. Died peacefully at St. Mary's of the Lake Hospital Kingston, Ontario on 14 January 2014. He is survived by his wife Sheila McLeod, brother Norm McLeod (Shirley), daughter Janis Pilling (Gregg), stepdaughter Deborah McCallan (Ric), stepson Douglas McLeod (Kimberley), and predeceased by his brothers Jim and Ken McLeod, daughter Margaret Smythe, and stepdaughter Donna Wilson (Steve). He was truly loved and will be sadly missed by his grandchildren: Don Smythe (Jacqui), Cheryl Bursey (Gerry), Danny Pilling (Lori), Nicholas McCallan (Marianna), Lucas McCallan (Caitlin), Mitchell McCallan, Sean Wilson (Samantha), Justine Wilson (Mitchell), Elizabeth McLeod, and Carolyn McLeod, and his great grandchildren, Nathan, Chase, Scott, Leah, Jordana, Colten, Brett and Emelyn. He was predeceased by his grandson Scott Flaig. Visitation at JAMES REID FUNERAL HOME, 1900 John Counter Blvd., Kingston on Friday, 17 January from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. Funeral will be at St. George's Cathedral, King St. E. at Johnston, Kingston on Saturday, 18 January at 2:00 p.m. In memory of Danny, donations may be made to The Salvation Army, St. George's Cathedral, St. James Anglican Church, or The Danny McLeod Athletic Endowment Fund Royal Military College.

 

RMC Staff Late 1964                    RMC Staff 1965-66           Danny receiving the Military Cross from Field Marshal Montgomery 1946

 

                                                   

                   (From the CF SPORTS magazine Vol 2 1990)