Alex served at Red Lake, Fort Frances, Highgrade Squad – Balmertown and Kenora Detachment, Port Arthur and South Porcupine DHQ before retiring as a Staff Superintendent from Program Audit and Evaluation Branch – GHQ on December 31, 1983. Alex is survived by his wife Helen and children Morley (Retired OPP Sergeant, Hornepayne) Cathy and Rory.