CLEASE, Trae Charles

Dec. 27, 1992 – Feb. 13, 2014

Trae was taken from us on February 13, 2014 in Nanaimo, BC, aged 21 years. He was born on December 27, 1992 in Nanaimo, the oldest son of Troy and Carol Clease.

Trae attended schools in Nanaimo and graduated from NDSS in June 2012. He was a Defensive Back for the Nanaimo Redmen from 2006 to 2009. They won the VMFL Championship in 2009. He coached and refereed the Bombers peewee football team. Trae joined the Canadian Scottish Regiment Army Reserves, Princess Mary’s Infantry, on May 10, 2012, after completing his Basic Training. He loved his time there and made many friends.

Trae is survived by his parents, Carol and Troy; sister and brother, Mikayla and Kayden; maternal grandparents, Chris and Paul Wist; paternal grandparents, Denise and Alan Clease (deceased); great-grandmother, Irene Ford; as well as many aunts, uncles, and friends.

A Memorial Service will be held at the Nanaimo Military Camp at 709 Nanaimo Lakes Road on March 1, 2014 at 1400hrs. (2:00pm).

Flowers gratefully declined. Instead, please consider making a donation to Wounded Warriors Canada (

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