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Photos of the Optimists Alumni, Toronto Optimists, Seneca Optimists and many others!

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45 files, last one added on Oct 15, 2016
Album viewed 459 times

Mr Baggs


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Alan "Daddy" Baggs, Founder of the Optimists.

"Baggs was the kind of man everyone would naturally call "Mister." He commanded respect and led by example."

7 files, last one added on Mar 20, 2014
Album viewed 145 times

Al Lavigne


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Al played baritone in Optimists until, I believe, 1963. Al Passed away Dec 16 2000.

4 files, last one added on Oct 26, 2006
Album viewed 154 times

Bogo Avsec


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5 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2008
Album viewed 138 times

Al Miller


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5 files, last one added on Oct 23, 2016
Album viewed 96 times

Al Morrison


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During the late 50s and early 60s Al marched with the Toronto Optimists and, later, with the Canadian Commanders. He also instructed a number of corps in the Toronto/Hamilton area. Most recently, Al played mellophone in the Alumni Corps. He passed away on March 24th, 2006.

7 files, last one added on Feb 11, 2014
Album viewed 170 times

Andy Henderson


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3 files, last one added on Mar 26, 2016
Album viewed 99 times

Brian Byrne


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13 files, last one added on Mar 18, 2017
Album viewed 193 times

Bernie Beer


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2 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2006
Album viewed 136 times

Carol Munro


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12 files, last one added on Sep 21, 2012
Album viewed 201 times

Clare Reid


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6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2016
Album viewed 92 times

Dave Barrett


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2 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2006
Album viewed 162 times

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Random files - Those who have gone
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Paul Thompson (2013)182 views
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Dave Byrne (about 1966)402 views
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Ian Robertson (1960)604 views
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Clare Reid selling promo stuff (Simcoe 2007)219 views
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Last additions - Those who have gone
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Don Chisolm (1958)76 viewsOct 16, 2017
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Ron Prokop dancing at an Optimists social gathering (1960)98 viewsSep 02, 2017
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Brian Byrne105 viewsMar 18, 2017
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Rick Robida (2010)88 viewsMar 13, 2017
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Brian Byrne in his Grantham uniform (196?)124 viewsMar 12, 2017
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Brian Byrne in his Grantham uniform (196?)125 viewsMar 12, 2017
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Brian Byne and Christian Byrne (Oshawa, 2009)124 viewsMar 12, 2017
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Brian Byrne at a rehearsal (2012)115 viewsMar 12, 2017