From the memorial in Prince Albert Now:
It is with heavy hearts the family announces the passing of John (Jack) Edward Grasley, late of Uranium City, SK at the age of 67 years from cancer, on Wednesday, July 19, 2023, in Prince Albert, SK, with the love of his life, Cathy Hartley by his side.
Jack was raised and schooled in Saskatchewan. He worked for 12 years with the CN/CP telecommunication work crews, and this is where Cathy ﬁrst met Jack in Hudson Bay, SK. From there, Jack relocated to Uranium City and became involved with Saskatchewan Environment and Resource Management fulﬁlling many ﬁre ﬁghting roles. Of note, he was a Fire Crew Boss for the “Initial Attack Crew”, taking his crew to many places in Canada and the USA ﬁghting ﬁres. Jack’s crew were once called the “Dragon Slayers”, for putting out their assigned spots. In the last few years before retirement, he worked in the oﬃce as a radio dispatcher. Jack received the Saskatchewan Protective Services Medal in his retirement year “2021” ……….he loved what he did.
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