Staff Sergeant Valarian Richard "Dick" Vitt
Regimental No. 20021
Born September 14, 1938
Died January 1, 2000, in Winnipeg.
Dick joined the RCMP in June 1957, and after his first posting in Terrace, BC, spent most of his career north of 60, in Inuvik, Old Crow, Faro, Ross River, Herschel Island, Frobisher Bay, Resolute Bay, and Grise Fiord. In April 1968, he ran the last RCMP dog sled patrol in the eastern Arctic, a distance of 740 miles. He never married.