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Ken Bowler (UBC)

posted Feb 12, 2017, 3:41 PM by Jeff Ogden   [ updated Feb 12, 2017, 3:51 PM ]

Kenneth Haydn Bowler
March 23, 1947 – August 17, 2016

We are devastated at the accidental loss of an amazing husband, father, and best friend.  A wonderful human being!  Survived by his loving wife, Joan, of 45 years, his 2 brothers, Alan and Paul (Jenny), and his 4 wonderful sons, Michael (Katja Goetze), Jeffrey (Laura and granddaughter, Elara), Daniel (Karlah Rudolph) and Nicolas (Jenn Vorano). Ken studied Electrical Engineering at Carleton University and completed his Masters of Computer Science at the University of British Columbia, graduating “Honours with High Distinction”.  Ken’s career started at Bell Northern Research, after which he was a founding member of the successful software developing company, Signiant, in Kanata.  His love of traveling, hiking, boating, woodworking, cooking, gardening, reading, family and friends, inspired everyone who met him.  A memorial service will be held at St. James Anglican Church, 1138 Bridge Street, Manotick, on Friday, August 26th at 4 p.m.  Reception following at the family home, 6121 James Bell Drive, Manotick.  Those wishing may make memorial donations to Centre 454, (454 King Edward St., Ottawa, K1N 7M8) or St. Alban’s Refugee Fund, (454 King Edward St., Ottawa, K1N 7M8) or the Ottawa Food Bank, (1317 Michael St, Gloucester, ON K1B 3M9).  Condolences, donations or tributes may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com.