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Memorable Manitobans: Margaret Eleanor “Peggy” Neville Johnson (1942-2009)

Entertainer.

Peggy was a consummate entertainer, beginning her career on the Red River Jamboree, on CBC. As her popularity climbed, CBC introduced the Peggy Neville Show. This was the first attempt at a colour television program broadcasting in Canada.

She died at Sauble Beach, Ontario on 9 August 2009.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 11 August 2009.

“’60s Winnipeg TV star loses struggle with cancer” Winnipeg Free Press, 13 August 2009, page B3.

Page revised: 16 August 2009

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