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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.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 28 March 2015.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 28 March 2015

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