R. H. Lant -
Reg, a product of the Victorian age, worked for the Canadian Pacific Railway for 50 years, retiring 32 years ago on the day of his son Tony's marriage. Conservative, hard-
Reg was one of the seven founding members of the BCPSG, known at the beginning as the West Indies Federation Study Group, and served in almost every high office of the Group during his lifetime. He worked hard at each position and was a major factor in making the Group what it is today.
He was a stubborn man but not obstinate; forthright but not arrogant; a fighter but not an aggressor; a gatherer but not a miser; a giver, not a taker. Reg was loved by those who knew him well. I will remember the 35 years of sharing our joys and disappointments, our finds and our discoveries, our theories and our blunders, our arguments and our coming-