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Memorable Manitobans: Peter J. Caryk (1931-1991)

Educator.

Born at Arran, Saskatchewan on 28 August 1931, he received a BA degree from the University of Manitoba (1964) and BEd degree from Brandon College (1966). He taught school for 37 years at Eastdale School (?-?) and Harlington School (1954-1955) before moving to Brandon in 1958. He taught at Earl Oxford School (1959-1960) and served as Principal of David Livingstone School (1960-1966), Earl Oxford School (1966-1983), and Harrison Junior High School (1983-1988). He retired in 1988. In 1956, he married Lil Tymoschuk and they had three daughters and a son. He died at Brandon on 2 June 1991 and was buried in the Brandon Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Brandon Sun, 5 June 1991, page 54.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 7 June 2021

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