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Memorable Manitobans: Mary Margaret Milner Everett (1921-2003)

Nurse.

Born at Winnipeg on 25 July 1921, she graduated as a registered nurse from the Winnipeg General Hospital. Her nursing career included service in the Iron Lung Intensive Care Ward during the Winnipeg polio epidemic and later as a Nursing Sister RCN at HMCS Stadacona in Halifax during the Second World War. After the war, she worked at the Winnipeg Children’s Hospital, serving as a long-time member of the Board of Directors and President. She moved to Vancouver, British Columbia in 1967 where she died on 22 December 2003.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 29 December 2003.

“They will never be forgotten” by Kevin Rollason, Winnipeg Free Press, 31 December 2003, page A6.

This page was prepared by Ian Stewart.

Page revised: 17 February 2017

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