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Memorable Manitobans: Durlene Vyceniea Germscheid (1938-2015)

Community activist.

Born on 27 March 1938, she moved to Winnipeg with her family in 1953 and, other than a brief period of residence at Churchill, she remained there for the rest of her life. She served on the Winnipeg Council of Self-Help (1970-1974) and Executive Director of the Manitoba Human Rights Commission (1983-1996). She was President of the Neighbourhood Services Centre, Chair of the National Council of Welfare, and a member of the Board for the Social Planning Council of Winnipeg, Manitoba Rent Stabilization Board, and Osborne House. She died at the St. Boniface Hospital on 20 March 2015.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 March 2015.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 March 2015

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