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Dr. Charles Campbell

1926-2019

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It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Charles Campbell on Saturday, August 3, 2019 at the Cape Breton Regional Hospital. He was a wonderful loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother-in-law and a friend to all.

Born in Sydney, he was the son of the late Charles E. and Adelaide (Jamieson) Campbell.

He completed high school at Sydney Academy and obtained his Bachelor of Science degree and Diploma of Engineering from St. Francis Xavier University. An outstanding athlete, he excelled in many sports. He was inducted into the St. Francis Xavier Hall of Fame for his prowess in hockey, rugby, football, softball and track. Continuing his education, he attended Nova Scotia Technical College where he earned his degree in Mechanical Engineering. Following graduation, he joined Maritime Engineering Consultants and was appointed Manager of Cape Breton Branch. In 1957, he was appointed City Engineer for the City of Sydney. In 1965, he established Charles A. Campbell Consulting Limited and for the next twenty-five years was actively involved in the design and construction of major municipal projects. He was the Engineering Consultant for the Finnis Report on "Local Government in the Changing Economy in Industrial Cape Breton". He was chairman of the Joint Federal Environment Assessment Panel on the proposed Liquid Natural Gas Terminal at Milford Point, NS and from 1973 – 1977 served as the first chairman of the NS Environmental Control Council. In 1993, he was appointed commissioner to develop a plan for amalgamating the eight Municipal Governments in Industrial Cape Breton. The Provincial Government accepted the plan and he was appointed Coordinator for Implementation of the plan. He was elected President of The Association of Professional Engineers of Nova Scotia. His contribution to the profession was recognised when he received the Association of Professional Engineers of NS Engineering Gold Medal Service Award and Honorary Life Membership. In addition, he was elected a Fellow of the Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. He was also the recipient of the Canadian Gold Medal from the Canadian Council of Professional Engineers. He was also awarded a Doctorate of Engineering- Honoris Causa- by the Technical University of NS. He was a member of the Engineering Institute of Canada, The Association of NS Land Surveyors, the American Water Works Association and The Canadian Society for Civil Engineering. He was actively involved in Church and Parish Work, volunteer organizations and a broad range of activities aimed at improving the wellbeing of his community. He was a past Commodore of the Royal Cape Breton Yacht Club, a life member of the Knights of Columbus, and a founding Chairman organizing Clan Campbell in NS. He also served on many boards including New Dawn. He was a member of the Sydney Millionaires Hockey Team when they were contenders for the Calder Cup. He was an ardent salmon fisherman and, for eighty years, he fished the pools of the Margaree and other Maritime Rivers in pursuit of "the big one".

He is survived by the "Love of His Life", Leona "Ona" for the past 70 years; his children, Anne and Elaine; grandchildren, Jason (Katsura), Lachlan (Jaime), and Kimberly (Tim), as well as great-grandchildren, Johnathon, Jeremy, Charlie, Clement and Leanna. He is also survived by his brother-in-law, Msgr. Everett J. MacNeil.

He was predeceased by his son, Charles Edward and a son-in-law, Danny.

There will be no visitation. A celebration of Charlie's life will be held  Friday, August 9, 2019 in St. Mary’s Church, East Bay at 11 a.m. and will be co-celebrated by Rev. Anthony O’Connor and Msgr. Everett J. MacNeil. Interment in St. Mary’s Church Cemetery.

Words of comfort may be sent to the family at www.sydneymemorialchapel.com

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