SUFFRON, Art - February 14, 2011
It is with great sadness that the family of Art Suffron announces his passing on February 14, 2011 at the age of 87. Art was one of the first founding members of the Pionairs and held the post of District Director on more than one occasion.
Art was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba, and served his country in the European campaign with the Canadian Army during World War II. He was a true hero.
Art began his aviation career April 16, 1946 in his home town of Winnipeg. Even in retirement, Art and his wife Swan spent their summers in Manitoba.
During his 37 years with TCA and Air Canada, he held various positions in Winnipeg, Moncton, Calgary, New York, Montreal, Washington DC, Chicago, Dallas, then retired in 1983.
He was dearly loved by family and friends and will always be remembered as a true friend and family member of Trans-Canada Air Lines, Air Canada and Pionairs