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45 files, last one added on Oct 15, 2016
Album viewed 373 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 98 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 109 times

Al Miller


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5 files, last one added on Oct 23, 2016
Album viewed 40 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 122 times

Brian Byrne


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13 files, last one added on Mar 18, 2017
Album viewed 126 times

Andy Henderson


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3 files, last one added on Mar 26, 2016
Album viewed 47 times

Bernie Beer


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2 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2006
Album viewed 91 times

Dave Barrett


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2 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2006
Album viewed 116 times

Dave Byrne


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Dave played Contrabass in the Toronto Optimists around 1965-66

2 files, last one added on Jan 19, 2007
Album viewed 102 times

Carol Munro


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12 files, last one added on Sep 21, 2012
Album viewed 155 times

Clare Reid


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6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2016
Album viewed 46 times

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Brian Byrne in his Grantham uniform (196?)58 viewsMar 12, 2017
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Brian Byne and Christian Byrne (Oshawa, 2009)61 viewsMar 12, 2017
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Al Miller (1961)97 viewsOct 23, 2016
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Al Miller (Fenelon Falls, 2010)78 viewsOct 23, 2016