Class Notes – Fall 2019

Class Notes Fall 2019 Photo Collage

  1940s David (Dave) Thompson, DVM ’42, reports he is “happy and healthy,” having celebrated his 100th birthday last year. He enjoys reading OVC’s Crest news and keeping updated with other alumni. 1960s John (Ross) Knechtel, B.Sc. (Agr.) ’67, is an active member of the Guelph Wellington Seniors Association and an advocate for mental health

Class Notes – Spring 2019

Class Notes Feature

1960s OVC Class of 1966 grads Ross Fitzpatrick, Ted Clark and Don Wilson are the masterminds behind a new vintage veterinary exhibit opening at Calgary’s Heritage Park Historical Village. Through their non-profit, they have launched a fundraising campaign for the exhibit honouring the 300 Canadian veterinarians who served in the First World War and marking

Class Notes – Fall 2018

1940s  Ivan Stinson, BSA ’49, recipient of Landscape Legacy Award, Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award, Sovereign’s Medal, Tians Crystal Award, Research Institute for Aging Innovation Champion. 1970s Leanne Thompson, BA ’72, participated in Miami University’s Earth Expeditions global field course in Guyana. Roger Courtenay, BLA ’76, is the landscape architect for the Dwight D. Eisenhower

Passages – Spring 2018


Alumni 1940s Julius Frank, DVM ’45, Jan. 5, 2018 Aubrey Hagar, B.Sc. (Agr.) ’45, Sept. 16, 2017 W. (Murray) Mutrie, DVM ’45 May 13, 2017 Harry Burt, B.Sc. (Agr.) ’47, Aug. 20, 2017 James (Jim) Hutchison, DVM ’47, Oct. 2, 2017 Victor Walker, DVM ’47, Aug. 31, 2015 Raymond (Ray) McCarron, Dip. ’48, Oct. 17,

Class Notes – Spring 2018

Class Notes Feature

1950s Bernard Brennan, DVM ’51, received a 150th Anniversary Medal from the Canadian Senate. The medals celebrate the achievements of Canadians who have made significant contributions, and commemorate the first sitting of the Canadian Senate. Brennan was a member of the 1951 Grey Cup-winning Ottawa Rough Riders. As a veterinarian, he helped the Canadian Department

Passages – Fall 2017

1930s  Joseph Galway, Dipl. ’37, July 30, 2016  Mary Walters, DHE ’38, Aug. 21, 2016  1940s  Margaret Brocklebank, DHE ’40, April 2, 2016  Stuart Magwood, DVM ’43, M.Sc. ’67, June 13, 2017  John Ketcheson, B.Sc. (Agr.) ’44, May 2, 2017  John Bramall, B.Sc. (Agr.) ’47, Feb. 24, 2017  Ross Mack, Dipl. ’47, B.Sc. (Agr.) ’50,

Class Notes – Fall 2017

Alumni Lunch
1950s At 92, Herbert (Herb) Norry, B.Sc. (Agr) ’52, M.Sc. ’66, says he is the oldest member of his Kiwanis Club, his exercise group and his hunt club, but is not the oldest resident at the Richmond Woods by Sifton, a seniors’ residence in London, Ont., where he has lived since 2014. Peter Johnson, Dipl.