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Memorable Manitobans: Lawrence Ramsay “Larry” Crane (1935-2020)


Born at Fort William (now Thunder Bay), Ontario on 22 May 1935, he received a Commerce degree from Mount Allison University then began studies at the University of British Columbia before a job in sales brought him to Winnipeg. He attended the University of Manitoba and received a Law degree in 1967, the practiced corporate and commercial law at Aikins MacAulay and Thorvaldson until retirement in 2012. He was made a Queen’s Counsel in 1990. He served on the boards for the Victorian Order of Nurses, Rainbow Stage, Charleswood Hockey Association, Shriners Motor Patrol, Shriners Cycle Escort, Charleswood United Church, Charleswood Curling Club, and Manitoba Cancer Foundation. He was a member of the Masons, Khartum Shriners, Progressive Conservative Part of Manitoba, and St. Andrew's Society of Winnipeg. He died at North Vancouver, British Columbia on 30 June 2020.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 25 July 2020.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 July 2020

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