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Memorable Manitobans: Stanley Francis Pye (1908-1985)

Educator.

Born in 1908, second son of Albert H. Pye (c1871-1943) and Effie Charlotte Pye (c1874-1948) of Winnipeg, he taught in schools around Manitoba, including Prairie School (1940), and served as the Principal of Stuartburn School (1941-1943), Oak Bluff School (1943-1944), Poplar Heights School (1945), Lyleton School (1946-1947), and Dugald School (1948-1949). On 3 August 1935, he married fellow teacher Marion E. Todd at Westminster United Church. They had no children. He died at Selkirk on 13 December 1985 and was buried in the Goodlands Cemetery.

Sources:

“Pye-Todd wedding took place Saturday,” Winnipeg Tribune, 8 August 1935, page 7.

Obituary [Albert H. Pye], Winnipeg Tribune, 23 January 1943, page 20.

“Mrs. A. H. Pye dies at 74,” Winnipeg Free Press, 27 July 1948, page 19.

Annual Reports of the Manitoba Department of Education, Manitoba Legislative Library.

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 14 December 1985, page 65.

Burial transcriptions, Manitoba Genealogical Society.

We thank John Moore and Nathan Kramer for providing additional information used here.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 2 November 2017

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