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Memorable Manitobans: Wasyl “William” Danylchuk (1944-2014)

Educator, municipal official.

Born at Zhoda on 7 March 1944, youngest son of Nykola Danylchuk and Mary Baysorowich, he was educated at Shevchenko School. His 35-year teaching career began at Craig Siding School (1962-1967) and continued in the Transcona-Springfield School Division and Seine River School Division, spending 30 years at Lorette Collegiate. He resided at Lorette from 1965 to his death, serving for 40 years as a councillor, Reeve, and Mayor of the Rural Municipality of Tache. In recognition of his community service, he received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012). He died at Ste. Anne on 27 May 2014.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 May 2014, page B14.

We thank Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 July 2020

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