Logan, John Albert – Age 96, Upper Musquodoboit, passed away July 19, 2021 in Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital.
Born in Caribou Gold Mines, he was a son of the late George and Mary Ellen “Nellie” Logan.
John went to work at a very young age. His first work was with N.S. Dept. of Mines as a diamond driller. He was president of Logan Brothers Diamond Drilling Ltd. retiring in 1978. Before retiring, he purchased a helicopter and learned to fly. John was a founding member of the Bluenose Group consisting of other mink ranchers who were recognized for raising some of the best pelts in Canada. He was an avid golfer and went on to develop the Fish Pond Golf Club introducing the game of golf to many in the area. John always had a fascination for gold which lasted until the day he died. He was the president of the Mining Society of Nova Scotia in 1979-80, and was recognized for his outstanding contribution to Canadian Minerals Industry and CIM. John was an avid crib player playing his last game with Faye on Thursday. John and Faye enjoyed travelling all over the world.
Surviving are his beloved wife of 69 years, Faye (Woodin); sisters, Erminie Morash, Dawn (Lester) Archibald; brother, Clarence (Catherine); many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by siblings, Ruby, Lewis, Gerald, Burnham, Meta, Frederick, Laura, Shirley, Dorothy and David in infancy.
Cremation has taken place.
A Celebration of John’s Life will be held on Thursday at 2 p.m. in Sharon Presbyterian Church, Dean with Rev. David LeBlanc officiating. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to Musquodoboit Valley Health Foundation (Hospital), Upper Musquodoboit Playground Society or Prostate Cancer Canada, Atlantic Region.
Special thanks to the staff of Musquodoboit Valley Memorial Hospital, Dr. Barry Giffin and Dr. Robert Rutledge for the outstanding care John received.
Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.
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July 19 2021
Nos plus sincères sympathies à la famille et aux amis de John Albert Logan July 19 2021..
Décès pour la Ville: Upper-Musquodoboit, Province: Nova Scotia