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Memorable Manitobans: Bryan Eidse (1945-2006)

Craftsman, artist, teacher.

Born at St. Boniface on 30 September 1945, he volunteered as a facilitator in St. Lucia, Dominica, St. Kitts, St. Vincent and Antigua, arranging courses in Conflict Resolution Through The Arts. He led the organization to collect books and school supplies for Caribbean children which resulted in the founding of a library in St. Lucia. He also became a founding member of Friends of Africa Relief and Development Agency Canada Inc. and was instrumental in the establishing of a school for Girl Child Mothers who survived the civil war in Sierra Leone. He died at Winnipeg on 13 October 2006.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 21 October 2006.

This page was prepared by Paul Armstrong.

Page revised: 22 February 2010

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