March 7, 1943 - July 30, 2008
Diagnosed with cancer in March of 2006 and given 3-6 months to live,
Finn Nielsen bravely fought his last battle for more than 2 years, peacefully crossing through the gates of Valhalla as of 1:15 am, July 30, 2008,
surrounded by his family.
He was well-loved, well-respected, and will be sorely missed by family and friends.
a lifetime to the art and science of Firearms
- 33 years experience
in the field, worldwide, and has testified at all levels of Court in The
Province of Ontario for Defense and Prosecution over 1000 times.
- 'Distinguished' member
of The Association of Firearms and Toolmark Examiners and a member since
its inception. A member of The Canadian Society of Forensic Sciences.
- Qualified Range Safety
Officer with the Canadian Armed Forces as well as an Honourary Small Arms
Instructor at The Canada Armed Forces School of Infantry.
as an Infantryman in the 2nd Battalion, The Canadian Guards in the Canadian
army which included a six-month tour of duty as a peacekeeper in Cyprus.
- Acted as a Firearms
Expert with the Film Industry in Toronto and assisted with weapons handling
in many feature films, as well as numerous television productions.