Kenneth MacLaren attended St. Andrew’s College from 1936 to 1938.
After leaving St. Andrew's he was seconded to the Royal Navy as a Gunnery Officer in the Battle of the North Atlantic during WWII.
He joined IBM after the war and transferred to the Vancouver area in 1950.
Ken died on March 2, 2005, in Victoria, British Columbia. He is survived by his wife Joyce, children Richard, Barbara, Margot, Joan, Diana and their families.