Robert Reid, CD

Class of 1973-1974

“I grew up in, well we called it ‘Haney’ in my day, it became Maple Ridge Later. It was a district in Maple Ridge but it was compromised of Haney, Hammond … I grew up there and went to Maple Ridge High school. I graduated in 1959. My dad was in shoe repair until he passed away in ’88. He was working still, he passed away from a heart attack. My mother was the owner of a fabric store – she co-owned the fabric store for years. I  was the eldest of four, I had two brothers and a baby sister. I was involved… In those days, I was like everyone else. It wasn’t unusual to be involved in soap box derby admission, cub scouts rovers, air cadets. It was air cadets that led me into the Royal Military College in Quebec …” says Robert Reid ...