GAO saddened by passing of Emerson Creed

CAMBRIDGE — The Golf Association of Ontario (GAO) was saddened to learn that former volunteer Emerson Creed passed away on July 10 at the age of 94. Creed began volunteering with the Ontario Golf Association (OGA) in 1965 and was a course rater in 1992. In 2003, the (GAO) named Creed as an Honourary Life Director. In 2011, Creed was also presented the GAO’s Dick Grimm Distinguished Service Award.

Obituary, courtesy of London Free Press:

CREED, Emerson Russell – After a brief stay in Cambridge, Ontario, in his 94th year, Emerson went to be with his Lord on Friday, July 10, 2015. Emerson was a compassionate and principled man, an RCAF Pilot, champion golfer, and retired Financial Editor of the London Free Press. He was a man of deep faith in the Lord Jesus Christ, and his commitment to him was evident in all aspects of his life. Predeceased by his wife Elisabeth and son David, Emerson will be missed by his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at 11am Saturday, August 8, 2015 at Oakridge Presbyterian Church, London, Ontario. Reception will follow at London Hunt and Country Club.