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Memorable Manitobans: Garry Grubert (1942-2021)


Born in Poland on 11 October 1942, his family lived in Germany for four years then came to Canada in 1950 where they settled at Winnipeg. He taught at Sisler High School (1967-?) where he coached the basketball team and led them to two provincial championships. He was later the Principal of Grant Park High School (1995-1999). He retired in 1999 to a cottage at Twin Lakes Beach on Lake Manitoba. During this time, he served on the Lake Manitoba Regulation Review Advisory Committee. He died at the Victoria General Hospital on 5 May 2021.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 May 2021.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 9 May 2021

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