Edward (Ted) Cannon was born on November 24, 1941 in Hendon, England. He came to Canada when he was 10 yrs old. Graduated from McGee High School in Vancouver. He took courses in Auto Mechanics at BCIT in 1961, Cullen Detroit Diesel in 1973 and 1977 and Supervisors Course at Capilano College in 1980. Very active in the community and served as a soccer coach for 13 yrs in Lynn Valley.
He was hired as a mechanic at the West Vancouver Municipal Works Dept and then transfered to the West Vancouver Fire Department on August 25, 1981. He resigned in May of 1986. Ted is survived by his wife Birgit, and children Michelle, Tina, Ted jr. Ted died on August 14, 2010 of cancer.