In Memoriam – GB Teachers

Some of our beloved teachers have now left us.  In alphabetical order, here are some of them (dates at GB in parentheses) …

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Don Askholm, Music (1993?-2007+): ? – Apr 9, 2018
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-254628/ASKHOLM_DON

Frank Boychuk, Math & Spec. Ed. (1973-1990?): Mar 21, 1934 – Mar 9, 2020
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-271498/BOYCHUK_FRANK

Bert Brady, Science (1960-1981): Feb 6, 1927 – Oct 4, 2015
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-229078/BRADY_ALBERT

Bob Brown, Science: Jun 3, 1945 – May 5, 2020
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-272726/BROWN_ROBERT

Shirley Chappell, Business

Terence Clifford, Math: ___ – Sep 23, 2021
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-301674/CLIFFORD_TERENCE

Therese Coyle, French (1961-1981): Feb 5, 1915 – Apr 23, 2007

Rene Desmet, Social Studies: 1934 – Mar 10, 2017

Russ Duthoit, Business

Ruth Dveris, Special Education

Audrey Dysart, Vice Principal

Werner Epp, Middle Years

Mike Gaston, Social Studies & Phys. Ed. (1961-1990s): 1939? – May 5, 2005
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-96092/GASTON_MIKE

Fred Hodgkinson, Principal (1965-1973): Jun 2, 1912 – Oct 26, 2004 (1)

J Hyrich, Math

Ernie Johnson, Social Studies

Esther Kiernan, English: 1921 – Mar 5, 2000

Metro Kowalik, Science

Herb Lother, Principal

Grace Martin, Math: 1913? – Nov 16, 2002

Kirby McFadyen, Social Studies

Richard Mutchmore, Vice Principal

Partap Phangureh, Science

Guenter Poschadel, Science: Apr 30, 1933 – May 3, 2015
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-224635/POSCHADEL_GUENTER

Gerry Price, Music: March 4, 1945 – June 2, 2020
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-273468/PRICE_GERARD

Miro Procaylo, Social Studies (1977-?): April 30, 1936 – August 14, 2017

Peter Pura, Math & Computer Science (1970-1997): July 10, 1932 – May 8, 2014
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-213485/PURA_PETER

Richard Seaborn, Music (1971-1980?): April 25, 1917 – March 27, 1991 (2)

Jim Smith, Social Studies (1975-1986+?): April 19, 1944 – May 7, 2019
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-264179/SMITH_JAMES

Fred Taylor, Principal: Oct 22, 1937 – Nov 15, 2014

Jim Welsh, Science

Stephen Woloschuk, Math: 1931 – 2021
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-302674/WOLOSCHUK_%20STEPHEN

Marian Wolynec, Science (1969-1999+?): 1942 – Feb 14, 2010
https://passages.winnipegfreepress.com/passage-details/id-161021/WOLYNEC_MARIAN

Sources:
(1) Manitoba Historical Society – http://www.mhs.mb.ca/docs/people/hodgkinson_fa.shtml
(2) Wikipedia – https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Richard_Seaborn