Obituary of Gordon Frederick Shuttle
Gordon Frederick Shuttle
Feb 4 1938 - Feb 15 2021
It is with sadness we announce Gordon’s passing. Gordon Frederick Shuttle was born Feb 4th, 1938 in Dodsland Saskatchewan. He passed away following a short illness at Royal University Hospital, Saskatoon, on Feb 15th, 2021. Gordon is survived by his wife of fifty-nine years Caroline, his three sons Paul (Anahita), Mark, and Peter (Katherine), and his three grandchildren Steven, Katrina, and Cyrus. Gordon was predeceased by his father, Sydney and his mother Lillian, and his sisters Vivian and Jean. He is survived by his brother Brian Shuttle and sister Joan Baker (Bob) and nieces and nephews who also mourn his loss.
Growing up on the family farm near Ruthilda he participated in 4H and enjoyed curling. After completing high school in Rosetown, Gordon studied Agriculture and Education at the University of Saskatchewan at the Bachelor and Master’s level, and completed a Doctoral program in Education in Eugene, Oregon.
Gordon had a long career, teaching in places such as Maidstone, Marsden, Neilbury, and Zealandia. Later he taught in Saskatoon at Walter Murray High School, Riverview Collegiate, and finally Nutana Collegiate, where he led the re-entry program. Gordon was skilled at carpentry and construction. He was active in the Masonic Lodge and was a volunteer for Parkinson’s research, the Red Cross and the Salvation Army.
Cremation has taken place and condolences may be left at www.prairieviewchapel.com.
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