Author-bank robber Stephen Reid

Canadian author-bank robber Stephen Reid, 68, died in Masset hospital, Haida Gwaii. He earned notoriety in the 1970s and 80s as member of the ‘Stopwatch gang’ trio, named for a stopwatch Stephen wore as they stole more than re. 100 crore in their 100-plus exact 2-minute operations hitting banks across Canada and the U S, marked by meticulous planning and politeness to victims. In one heist, they stole re 4.75 crore in gold bars from the Ottawa airport in 1974. His wife, poet-author Susan Musgrave, then a writer in residence at the University of Waterloo in Ontario edited what became “Jack Rabbit Parole,” a semi-autobiographical novel. ‘A Crowbar in the Buddhist Garden,’ essay collection won the Butler Prize

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