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to the
OPTIMISTS ALUMNI DRUM CORPS
and the
Historic Archives of the
TORONTO OPTIMISTS & SENECA OPTIMISTS 

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GALLERY

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LATEST NEWS

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Passing of Randy Cochrane
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April 24, 2022, 11:00:00 p.m.

It is with deep sadness that we inform you of the passing of Randy Cochrane. Randy passed away early Monday morning after complications following surgery. A celebration of life will be announced in the coming weeks.

 

Please visit Randy's In Memory page here, where there is a special message from Randy's wife, Rita, and more pictures of Randy in his slideshow.

Passing of Art Tamaki
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February 24, 2022, 12:00:00 a.m.

We are saddened to inform you of the passing of Art Tamaki on Thursday, February 17th.

A private service will be held on Saturday, Feb 26th from 4-5, and will be live-streamed.

A Celebration of Life will be organized by Art's family and scheduled for this summer.

 

Art's obituary may be found here.

 

Our In Memory page for Art may be found here, where we have included some photos of Art from his 1967 season with the Toronto Optimists.

Passing of Richard (Rick) St. Onge
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February 3, 2022, 12:00:00 a.m.

We are saddend to inform you of the passing of Richard St. Onge. Rick was one of the Sarnia "imports" that came to the Seneca Optimists. He was with the corps through the winter of 1976/77, but did not compete in the summer.

 

Richard's obituary may be found here.

Our In Memory page for Richard is here.

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