As a child, Ed enjoyed riding motorcycles, singing, and playing piano, guitar, trombone, and organ. Ed deepened his faith at Bethany Bible Institute, Hepburn, Sask., for 2 years. He made a living building homes in Lethbridge, Alta. Jan. 17, 2002, Ed’s life was spared after a massive heart attack. Ed took a keen interest in world events and history. He was a leader in making music with his family. While celebrating his and Leona’s 29th wedding anniversary, Ed died in a motorcycle accident.