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Memorable Manitobans: Merle Guberman (1927-1986)

Community activist.

Born at Winnipeg, in 1948 she graduated from the University of Manitoba as Lady Stick of Arts. She was an active volunteer for the Winnipeg Art Gallery, serving as Chair of the Art Fair and the Winnipeg Show, President of the Women’s Committee, as a member of the Board of Directors, and developer of the Gallery Shop. She was involved with the preservation of park land and careful planning of city development. She was a member of the Assiniboine Park-Fort Garry Resident Advisory Group. She died at Winnipeg on 24 January 1986, after a long illness. She is commemorated by Merle Guberman Park in Winnipeg.

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Historic Sites of Manitoba: Merle Guberman Park (West Taylor Blvd, Winnipeg)


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 26 January 1986, page 22.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 26 June 2015

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