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Memorable Manitobans: Garry Hilderman (1940-2016)

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Garry Hilderman
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Landscape architect.

Born on 30 June 1940, he worked as a landscape architect in Winnipeg. Among his many projects were the Leo Mol Sculpture Garden at Assiniboine Park, the Oodena Celebration Circle at The Forks, Upper Fort Garry Provincial Park, and the grounds of FortWhyte Alive and Oak Hammock Marsh Interpretive Centre. He served on the boards of The Forks Renewal Corporation, Balmoral Hall School, and FortWhyte Alive. In 2010, he was inducted into the Order of Canada for his contributions to the creation, development and conservation of community parks, historical sites, and environmental projects. He also received the Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal (2012). He died on 21 January 2016.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 23 January 2016.

Winnipeg landscape architect dies, leaving legacy at The Forks, Upper Fort Garry,” CBC News, 29 January 2016.

We thank Maria Zbigniewicz for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 31 January 2016

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