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Memorable Manitobans: Elizabeth McDonald Scott “Lee” Cameron (1944-2004)

Artist.

Born at Kenora, Ontario on 10 June 1944, daughter of Muriel Scott and Archie Cameron, she attended Kenora Keewatin public schools. She earned a degree in Social Work from the University of Manitoba and an education degree from Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario). She made a career as a watercolour artist with themes ranging from the lakes, rocks, and treed shorelines of the Canadian Shield, to prairie mists, skylines, florals, and abstracts. She was known for her cottage, home, and commissioned pieces and had a series of over thirty cards in print. Together with her family, she spent summers at Clearwater Bay on Lake of the Woods, Ontario while living at Winnipeg in the winter. She was married to her husband Robert “Bob” Cameron for 38 years and they had two children. She was also active in church life. She died on 27 October 2004.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 30 October 2004.

Artist biography, Ducks Unlimited Canada.

This page was prepared by Lois Braun.

Page revised: 15 March 2020

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