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Memorable Manitobans: Wayne Arthur (1943-1999)


Born at Port Arthur, Ontario on 19 May 1943, among his sculptures in Manitoba were “Caring Hands” at the Deer Lodge Centre, an aboriginal hunting scene at the Forks National Historic Site, Petersfield Mallard, Meleb Mushrooms, Poplarfield King Buck, and many pieces in private collections. He died of cancer at Selkirk Manitoba on 30 November 1999.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 December 1999, page C8.

“Their good works live after them”, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 1999, page A9.

Page revised: 27 October 2009

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