It with great sadness that we announce the loss of Colonel Alex Tupper, former Director of Aerospace Equipment Program Management (Radars & Communications Systems) and Acting Chief of Staff.

Colonel Tupper passed away Tuesday afternoon (03 December 2019) with his wife Rachel, daughter Esther, and his son Justin at his side.

Please see below for timings, venue, and requested order of dress for attendance:

On Friday, 13 December 2019 (Hall of Colours) Beechwood Main Building, located at 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario:

1. Family Visitation from 1300 – 1400 hours; and

2. Public Visitation from 1400 – 1600 and from 1800 – 2000 hours.

On Saturday, 14 December 2019 there will be:

1. A Celebration of his life and contribution to his service to Canada, conducted at the Life Centre, located at 2214 Innes Road, Orléans, Ontario at 1030 hours;

2. The Interment at Beechwood starting at 1200 hours ; and

3. A reception, scheduled from 1300 – 1500 hours (Borden & Fleming Suites) Beechwood Main Building.

Please access the link provided below to sign the Digital Guestbook:
http://beechwoodottawa.ca/en/services/col-alexander-tupper-cd

  • All serving military attendees are to wear DEU 1A (with medals);
  • Colonels and above, and those with a ceremonial function (e.g. bearers) are to have their gabardine with gloves; and
  • Other guests are authorized to wear their gabardine or approved CAF Parka for inclement weather.

Any questions concerning these events can be directed to CWO Christine Ouellet at 819-939-4956.

Link: Colonel Alexander Tupper, CD Obituary