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Memorable Manitobans: Harvey Richard Graham Scrivener (1937-2007)

Community activist.

Born on 31 January 1937, son of Graham Scrivener and Eleanor Harvey, he worked for 48 years with RBC Dominion Securities. He was involved in the Winnipeg community through his business and volunteer associations with St. George’s Anglican Church (Crescentwood), Diocese of Rupertsland, United Way, Winnipeg Stock Exchange, Winnipeg Commodity Exchange, Investment Dealers Association, Canada Saving Bonds, Manitoba Liquor Control Commission, and Manitoba Club. He was especially active with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, serving more than three decades in a number of capacities including the club’s executive committee. In 2003, he was inducted as a builder into the Blue Bombers Hall of Fame. He died at Salt Spring Island, British Columbia on 11 March 2007.


Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 15 March 2007.

“They left their mark,” Winnipeg Free Press, 30 December 2007, page B2.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 23 August 2016

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