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45 files, last one added on Oct 15, 2016
Album viewed 499 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 166 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 178 times

Bogo Avsec


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5 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2008
Album viewed 160 times

Al Miller


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5 files, last one added on Oct 23, 2016
Album viewed 120 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 194 times

Andy Henderson


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3 files, last one added on Mar 26, 2016
Album viewed 119 times

Brian Byrne


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13 files, last one added on Mar 18, 2017
Album viewed 225 times

Bernie Beer


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2 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2006
Album viewed 155 times

Carol Munro


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12 files, last one added on Sep 21, 2012
Album viewed 222 times

Clare Reid


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6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2016
Album viewed 113 times

Dave Barrett


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2 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2006
Album viewed 183 times

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Don Chisolm (1958)110 viewsOct 16, 2017
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Ron Prokop dancing at an Optimists social gathering (1960)132 viewsSep 02, 2017
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Brian Byrne in his Grantham uniform (196?)158 viewsMar 12, 2017
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Brian Byrne at a rehearsal (2012)147 viewsMar 12, 2017