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Memorable Manitobans: Murray Forrester Smith (1946-1998)

Educator.

Born at Brandon on 16 August 1946, second son of Glen and Jean Smith, he attended Park School, Brandon Collegiate, and Brandon University (BSc). In 1968, he began a teaching career at Flin Flon and, a year later, he moved to Glenboro School then to Baldur School where he was appointed Principal in 1983. Poor health forced him to retire from full-time teaching but he continued part-time at the Windy Bay Colony School until his death. He died at Brandon, unmarried, on 6 November 1998 and was buried in the Baldur Cemetery.

Sources:

Obituary, Baldur Gazette, 10 November 1998, page 12.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 February 2014

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