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Memorable Manitobans: Alan Tsuyoshi “Al” Yoshino [Yosh] (1945-2007)

Educator.

Born at Slocan, British Columbia on 27 February 1945, he moved to Winnipeg in 1946, where his family settled in the West End. He attended Daniel McIntyre High School and took up sports, playing hockey, football, and baseball. He became a teacher and earned a BSc degree from United College and MEd from the University of Manitoba. His teaching career began at Glenboro School (1966-?), after which he taught at Daniel McIntyre Collegiate and Kildonan East Regional Secondary School, followed by tenure as a Math and Sciences Consultant with the River East School Division. He then entered school administration at Miles MacDonell Collegiate and was Principal of Valley Garden Junior High School (c1999) and Kildonan-East Collegiate (?-2004) before retiring. He and his wife Keiko had two children. He died of cancer at the Grace Hospice on 1 September 2007.

Sources:

“Real cut-ups,” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 October 1999, page A3.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 6 September 2007, page 27.

This page was prepared by Nathan Kramer.

Page revised: 2 May 2015

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