Roy was a proud and particular man. Both qualities could at times make dealing with him a little challenging but undoubtedly were qualities that contributed greatly to his many successes in his life. Roy will be greatly missed by all those he leaves behind whom all loved and respected him. He leaves behind; his Son Christopher, daughter Erin and grandchildren Ashley, Jennifer, Jessica and Cyril. Although a sad day for all of us, a joyous day for Roy as he joins Olive in heaven.\nRoy was born on April 22nd, 1921 in Edmonton, Alberta the son of Fred Cowen and Ethel Metcalfe Cowen. Roy joined the Canadian Navy at the age to 18 and actively participated in WWII for 6 years where he achieved the rank of Lieutenant. While on active duty he met his future wife Olive in Port Arthur during her vacation and he was assigned shore duty. They were ultimately married in February 1945 prior to the end of the war. After the war, Roy attended Podiatry school and became a doctor, graduating with honors as a Salutatorian. He established a successful practice in the East Side of Milwaukee, Wisconsin and became a brilliant surgeon. In their mid-40s Olive and Roy adopted both Christopher Scott and Erin Elizabeth. They resided in a suburb of Milwaukee called “West Allis” for 60 years. Roy purchased a summer home on the Wisconsin River where the family often went to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Roy ultimately retired his practice, sold both homes and he and Olive resided in a Senior Living Community until the age of 92 and 94, respectively. They were moved to Utah in the summer of 2013 by their daughter Erin and granddaughter Ashley where they live with Erin and her husband Perry. Ashley was asked to move to Utah to help with the care and feeding of her grandparents. Roy was married to Olive for 70 years. Olive passed away in September of 2015. Roy turned 95 on April 22nd and passed away 4 days later.