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Memorable Manitobans: Olga Foltz (c1926-2000)

Community activist.

A champion for the poor, in the late 1980s she was founding Executive Director of the Manitoba Anti-Poverty Organization. In recognition of her community service, she received the Citizen Activist Award from the Joseph Zuken Memorial Association and was inducted into the Manitoba Order of the Buffalo Hunt (1986). She died on 18 July 2000 and was buried in the Brookside Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 20 July 2000.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 16 August 2021

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