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45 files, last one added on Oct 15, 2016
Album viewed 548 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 184 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 199 times

Bogo Avsec


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5 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2008
Album viewed 178 times

Al Miller


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5 files, last one added on Oct 23, 2016
Album viewed 139 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 214 times

Andy Henderson


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3 files, last one added on Mar 26, 2016
Album viewed 139 times

Brian Byrne


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13 files, last one added on Mar 18, 2017
Album viewed 263 times

Bernie Beer


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2 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2006
Album viewed 171 times

Carol Munro


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12 files, last one added on Sep 21, 2012
Album viewed 241 times

Clare Reid


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6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2016
Album viewed 132 times

Dave Barrett


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2 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2006
Album viewed 202 times

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Random files - Those who have gone
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Dave Watt (about 1965)434 views
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Len Perrin putting on an early version of our new uniform (2007)202 views
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Bill Thorne interviews Al Lavigne356 views
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Doug Shearer (photo from 1965)738 views
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Bernie Beer298 views
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Len Perrin (about 1960)222 views
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Len Perrin (2009)222 views
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Al Miller in parade with ingognito Optimists (1961)131 views

Last additions - Those who have gone
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Ron and Josie Chong (2010)29 viewsNov 01, 2018
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Len Perrin and Ron Chong (Simcoe, 2009)24 viewsNov 01, 2018
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Ron Chong and Bob Carell (DCA, Rochester, 2008)25 viewsNov 01, 2018
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Phil Hennings, Dave Bruce, Ron Chong, Bob Carell and Len Perrin (St Joe's, 2009)23 viewsNov 01, 2018
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Ron Chong (Rehearsal, 2010)20 viewsNov 01, 2018
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Ron Chong, Phil Hennings and Rick Shearer (Rehearsal, 2010)22 viewsNov 01, 2018
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Ron Chong, Joe Gianna and Gary Corbett (Waterloo, 2005)23 viewsNov 01, 2018
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Ron Chong (Woodstock, 2009)17 viewsNov 01, 2018