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Memorable Manitobans: Donald Glen “Don” Forfar (1950-2022)

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Donald Glen Forfar
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Businessman, municipal officlal.

Born at Brandon on 7 April 1950, he grew up at Dauphin. He attended the St. John’s Cathedral Boys’ School before travelling around Canada in his early adult years. He settled at Winnipeg Beach where he was proprietor of an IGA grocery store and later worked in residential land development. He was a Liberal candidate for the Gimli constituency in the 1995 provincial general election. He served as Mayor of the Rural Municipality of St. Andrews (1998-2014) and as a member of the Manitoba Water Council (2014-2018). He died on 5 January 2022.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 January 2022.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 15 January 2022

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