Christopher Beatty killed in Thailand motorcycle accident

The son of former Wellington County MP Perrin Beatty was killed after a motorcycle accident that took place Thailand on Jan. 26. He died on Jan. 30.
Christopher Perrin Beatty was in his 23rd year.
The Fergus Chamber of Commerce has set up a book of condolences that can be signed by family and friends, to be delivered to the Beatty family. It will be available at the chamber of commerce office until Feb. 20 before being sent on to the family.
The chamber office is open 10am to 5pm during the week, and noon to 4pm on Saturdays and Sundays.
Christopher Beatty was born at Guelph General Hos­pital and lived his first 11 years in Fergus.
In 1995, he moved with his family to Ottawa. He attended King’s College at the Univer­sity of Western Ontario, graduating in 2007 with a BA (Hons) in political science and history.
Christopher Beatty left Canada for Thailand at the end of July to spend a year as a residence don at the American Pacific International School. He planned to return to Canada this summer to enroll in graduate school.
A funeral service was held in Ottawa on Feb. 7.
Current area MP Michael Chong said in an interview on the weekend, “My sympathies go out to the Beatty family, Perrin, Julie and [brother] Patrick over this tragic loss. Perrin, Julie, and the family served the people of Well­ington County and Fergus for many years … Many people have fond memories of the family.”
A number of Beatty’s friends posted tributes on Facebook after hearing about the accident.
University of Western Ontario student and Toronto resident Tamar Maerim wrote, “My most sincerest con­dolences go out his family and to all of you who had the op­portunity to know him more than I. Thank you for all your warm wishes and prayers.”