Clifford William Slowe, 95, of Bears Pass, Ont., passed away Saturday, May 18, 2013 after a brief illness.
Clifford was born Dec. 25, 1917 in Aitken, Mn.
He had served in WWII as a torpedo man aboard the USS Trippe. After the war, his career took him from the U.S. Border Patrol in Texas to Northwestern Ontario, where he worked as a bush pilot, ironworker, guide, minnow catcher, and all around jack-of-all-trades.
A longstanding member of the Minnesota Masons, Clifford spent the last 30 years living on Rainy Lake in a paradise at Bears Pass.