"Ted" Edward Raymond Medland
25 Oct 1945 - 23 November 2021
Ted was was born in Oakville, Ontario and lived on Kerr St. until his parents Horace and Edith moved to the farm on Bronte Creek. Ted attended Blakelock & Nelson Highschools in Oakville before attending Guelph University and graduating from Ontario Teachers College.
Ted taught at Thistletown Collegiate Institute before moving westward to spend time in Calgary Alberta where his son Jason was born, and later moved to Smithers British Columbia.
Ted and Jason returned to Ontario in 1973, shortly after Horace and Edith moved to the bush property in Acton. Ted worked for Armbro Construction before starting his long career as a lineman with Ontario Hydro.
Ted moved back in with Edith after Horace died and looked after her until she was transferred to Allendale Long Term Care Facility. Allendale became a focal point of Ted's life and he continued to volunteer there after Edith's death, forming many friendships including his partner Edna Laird who shared the last years of his life.
Ted passed peacefully in the company of Edna and Jason at Milton District Hospital on Tuesday November 23rd. He is predeceased by his brother Leonard, and survived by his brothers Dennis & Fred, his son Jason, his grandsons Lachlan & Solomon as well as many extended family and friends.
His generosity of spirit will be deeply missed.
Visitors will be received at J. Scott Early Funeral Home on Sunday November 28, 2021 from 10 a.m. - 12 noon and from 1 - 2 p.m.
Memorial Gathering - Milton Legion, 21 Charles St, Milton, ON L9T 2G5
3pm - 5pm with Cash bar, finger foods provided