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Memorable Manitobans: Keith Edward Malcolm (1930-2017)

Educator, community activist.

Born at Cypress River on 9 May 1930, he attended Cypress River Consolidated School until grade 12 then received a BSc degree from the University of Manitoba. He taught school on permit for two years then returned to the University to take a BEd degree. In 1955, he married and moved to Elkhorn where he taught school with his wife Rosalind. He was the Principal of Minnedosa Collegiate from 1957 to 1965 then spent three years teaching at Kingston, Jamaica followed by two years at Tanzania, East Africa. In 1970, he returned to Manitoba and was the Principal of Starbuck School. After a two-year secondment to the Manitoba Department of Education, he returned to his role as the Principal Starbuck School until retirement in 1985. In retirement he was active in the community, serving on the Starbuck Cemetery Board and helping to create the Starbuck Wayside Park. He participated for several years in dinner theatres in support of the Starbuck United Church. He died at Winnipeg on 3 March 2017.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 8 March 2017.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 8 March 2017

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