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Memorable Manitobans: Garry Henry Doyle (1934-2014)

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Educator.

Born at Tenterfield, New South Wales, Australia on 4 June 1934, his childhood was spent at Inverell, New South Wales where he graduated from the Inverell High School. He received Arts and Education degrees from the University of New England at Armidale then he began teaching at Narrabri. He taught school for two years in Tanzania then, after a brief stop in England, he immigrated to Canada where he taught at Whitemouth School and Selkirk School, and served as the Principal of Eriksdale School (1967-1970), Gypsumville School (?-?), Kelwood School (1974-1976), and McCreary School (1976-1977). While teaching, he received BEd (1968) and MEd (1977) degrees from the University of Manitoba. He died at Oakbank on 13 September 2014 and was buried in the Sunnyside Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 17 September 2014.

We thank Frances Kasper and Malcolm Timlick for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 25 August 2020

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