Shaun Fawcett – Renaissance man, had several major careers, currently running Griffinworks, where he designs, makes and sells on-line furniture constructed of recycled wood and steel paying tribute to Griffintown’s industrial past with a wonderful list of significant years in(more…)
Frances Whelan-Chartrand – aged 93. Real estate agent, flight attendant (Sabena – based out of NYC), PR, Adminstration Assistant Military HQ, synchronized swimmer (1940s). Lived on Tupper (her boyfriend used to call it “Upper Tupper”), swam in aquatic shows at (more…)
Andrea Klein – Chemist turned Interior Designer, Westmount resident, born Cartierville, of French mother and Belgian father. Grew up in a multi-lingual household, although her mother was a unilingual francophone. Second husband grew up in Westmount on Murray Hill. Retrained as as an accountant at 50.
Terry McGimpsey – grew up on Selby Street (now disappeared) in Westmount, now lives on Hillside, residential housing complex built by Westmount to house those evicted from Selby Street when the AR 720 was being built in the 1960s.(more…)
Philip Aspler – Aged 93. Oldest active member of the Westmount Y i.e. still swims there twice a week. Has been an area resident for his entire life. Lived in area between Bishop Street and Victoria in Westmount. Born Women’s Hospital in 1924 (renamed the(more…)