Don Reekie served in the Canadian Forces from 1951 to 1980. He was the Regimental Sergeant Major of 2nd Battalion, The Black Watch (RHR) of Canada, 2nd Battalion, The Royal Canadian Regiment and the Canadian Airborne Regiment in Edmonton and in Petawawa.
He became the Assistant Director of the NS Tattoo in 1981 and remained in that position until his retirement in 2010. He was also the Assistant Director of the Canadian Forces Tattoo that toured Canada in 1985.
Funeral arrangements will be announced at a later date.