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ECA Ottawa past chair Wayne Crawford passes away


May 28, 2019
By Peter Saunders
Photo courtesy ECA Ottawa

May 28, 2019 – K. Wayne Crawford, past chair of the Electrical Contractors Association of Ottawa (ECA Ottawa), passed away on May 24.

Born in 1944, Crawford built a reputation as a leading local electrical contractor in the Ottawa market. In 1963, he founded C&M Electric, a family business now operated by his children in nearby Carp, Ont.

In addition to chairing ECA Ottawa in 1998, Crawford was chair of the Ottawa Construction Association (OCA) in 1997 and 1998 and sat on the Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA’s) board of directors from 2000 to 2003.

“On behalf of the membership, I pass along condolences to his family,” says Daryl Sharkey, ECA Ottawa’s executive director and general manager (GM). “His sons Ken and Chris are both successful businessmen, a testament to their fathers’ guidance.”

There will be a visitation today at the Garden Chapel of Tubman Funeral Home in Nepean, Ont., today from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., followed by a funeral service in the chapel on May 30 at 11 a.m. Tributes, condolences and donations tot the Dementia Society of Ottawa may be made at www.tubmanfuneralhomes.com.