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Memorable Manitobans: Anne Doherty (1935-2019)

Community activist.

Born at Winnipeg on 8 April 1935, she attended Riverbend School, Kelvin High School, University of Manitoba, and Winnipeg Normal School. She began writing a column for the Winnipeg Free Press, later serving as Executive Director of the Manitoba Chamber of Commerce in the early 1990s and working in marketing at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet and Western Canada Lottery Corporation. She operated a flower store for over a decade and was active in judging figure skating at the national and international levels. She was a founding board member of the Lake Winnipeg Foundation (2005-2011) and was its President (2007-2009). She died at Winnipeg on 31 May 2019.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 4 June 2019.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 4 June 2019

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