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Ted_Shaw_1960_Falconer_1_16.jpg

45 files, last one added on Oct 15, 2016
Album viewed 514 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 174 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 187 times

Bogo Avsec


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5 files, last one added on Dec 15, 2008
Album viewed 169 times

Al Miller


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5 files, last one added on Oct 23, 2016
Album viewed 129 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 205 times

Andy Henderson


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3 files, last one added on Mar 26, 2016
Album viewed 128 times

Brian Byrne


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13 files, last one added on Mar 18, 2017
Album viewed 239 times

Bernie Beer


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2 files, last one added on Jul 28, 2006
Album viewed 162 times

Carol Munro


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12 files, last one added on Sep 21, 2012
Album viewed 231 times

Clare Reid


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6 files, last one added on Jan 05, 2016
Album viewed 122 times

Dave Barrett


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2 files, last one added on Jan 23, 2006
Album viewed 191 times

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Random files - Those who have gone
we_remember.pdf
"We Remember" those who have gone (Acrobat file, about 3 megs)542 views
bogo_slovenian_band_4.jpg
Bogo Avsec's first band259 views
Doug_McPhail.jpg
Doug McPhail580 views
Dave_Byrne.jpg
Dave Byrne (about 1966)427 views
wayne_dean_2003.jpg
Wayne Dean (2003 Reunion)240 views
Bogo_DCA_2008d.jpg
Bogo Avsec (Rochester, 2008)233 views
Carol_with_Oakies_1976_18.jpg
Carol Munro with Oakland Crusaders (DCI, 1976)250 views
Rome_1960_Glenn_Copp.jpg
Glenn Copp on Cymbals (Rome, 1960)210 views

Last additions - Those who have gone
Don_Chisolm_1958a.jpg
Don Chisolm (1958)120 viewsOct 16, 2017
Ronn_Prokop_1960_PartyDance_Sheet_69_05-Edit.jpg
Ron Prokop dancing at an Optimists social gathering (1960)145 viewsSep 02, 2017
DJ8_4987__Brian_Byrne_2_JustMe-4.jpg
Brian Byrne147 viewsMar 18, 2017
2010_June_19_Ric_Robida_Seneca_DCJ6149.jpg
Rick Robida (2010)130 viewsMar 13, 2017
Brian_4b.jpg
Brian Byrne in his Grantham uniform (196?)167 viewsMar 12, 2017
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Brian Byrne in his Grantham uniform (196?)167 viewsMar 12, 2017
DCJ_2607-2.jpg
Brian Byne and Christian Byrne (Oshawa, 2009)171 viewsMar 12, 2017
2012_Reh_Sept_30_Dave_8645_raw.jpg
Brian Byrne at a rehearsal (2012)158 viewsMar 12, 2017