The Rev. Albert Aubrey Taylor Northrup, a retired priest of the Diocese New Westminster, died Sept. 21 in Penticton, a month before he was to turn 90 years.

Northrup was rector of Holy Trinity, Vancouver from 1976 until his retirement in1979.  Prior to that, he was Priest Associate of St. Paul's, Vancouver (1972-79), and rector of St. Simon's, Deep Cove (1969 to 1972).

He served at St. John's, Port Moody (1962-69) after coming to New Westminster from Kootenay Diocese. There he had served at Revelstoke (1959-62) and Summerland (1954-59).

After being ordained a deacon in Fredericton in 1949 , Northrup was rector in Grand Manan (1951-54) and Hartland (1948-51) in that diocese. He and his wife Mary had six children.