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Memorable Manitobans: Douglas George Baylis (1946-2006)

Educator, community activist.

Born on 7 October 1946, he began a teaching career in 1968. He was active in the community as Chartered President and District Governor of the Killarney Kinsman Club and Treasurer of the Manitoba Teachers Society. He turned hobbies in photography, music services, and apparel printing into small businesses. He was active in curling, golfing, and sailing, and was held season tickets to the Winnipeg Blue Bombers for 20 years. He served on the board for the Disabled Sail Association, performed in a number of competitions, and, was recognized as Most Outstanding Disabled Sailor in Manitoba in 2004. In retirement he was a member of the Retired Teachers Association and worked at a travel agency. He died at Killarney on 21 January 2006.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 January 2006.

This page was prepared by John Redekopp.

Page revised: 25 January 2017

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