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Memorable Manitobans: Muriel Elizabeth Meadows (1922-2006)

Educator, therapist.

Born at Winnipeg on 6 April 2006, daughter of Samuel and Alice Lyons, after finishing school she taught at Otterburne. She attended the University of Manitoba and graduated with a Bachelor of Pedagogy (Honours) degree. After this, she continued teaching in Scotland, Australia and New Zealand. She studied speech and hearing pathology at Kent, Ohio, becoming a speech and hearing therapist in several Winnipeg schools. She later became the first speech and hearing therapist in the Rolling River School Division. She was involved with the Minnedosa Horticultural Society and served a term as President of the Manitoba Horticultural Association, being named a life member of both organizations. She died at Minnedosa on 29 April 2006 and was buried in the Minnedosa Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 2 May 2006.

This page was prepared by Erin Harley.

Page revised: 9 March 2019

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