Mississauga Library System
Peel Biographies A-F

The Peel Biography Scrapbooks, located in the Local History Room at the Central Library, contain local newspaper clippings highlighting the activities of a wide cross-section of people from the City of Mississauga and the surrounding Region of Peel .

Search for a name in the index below (listed alphabetically by surname), or select a letter from the chart below. Visit the Local History room to view the clippings available about the person.

A B C D E F

  

A

ABBOTT, Tony
Member of Parliament for Mississauga, 1974-1979

ABERDOUR, Serenity
Artist

ADAMS, Brian
Peel Regional Police Officer of the Year

ADAMS, Chalmers
Film producer

ADAMS, Eve
Former Ward 5 Councillor and Conservative Member of Parliament for Mississauga-Brampton South, left the Conservative Party in February 2015 and joined the Liberals

ADAMSON, Anthony (1906-2002)
Late architect and planner, author, and municipal politician

ADAMSON, J. Marshall (1910-1986)
Was Mayor of Streetsville in 1963

ADAMSON, Peter
Photographer, actor and painter

ADAMSON, Tommy (1912-2001)
Late Erindale local historian

AFANIH, Sonja (1976-1992)
Student who died suddenly after a gymnastic tournament

AGOSTINI, Elio
Publisher and community leader

AGOSTINI, Lucio (1913-1996)
Late conductor, composer and arranger

AHMED, Iqbal K.
Local eye surgeon, aka Dr. Ike Ahmed, receives Innovator of the Year Award from the Eye Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario (EPSO)

ALEXANDER, Lisa
Synchronized swimmer and Olympic silver medalist

ALI, Nizam
Erindale Secondary School honour student, stabbed to death in 1984

ALLEN, Ernie
Founder of Mississauga Chamber of Commerce

ALLEN, Tanya Granic
Head of organization, Parents as first Educators and former PC leadership candidate, to run as progressive Conservative candidate in Mississauga-Centre

ALLEN, Leslie
Radio station owner, convicted of fraud

ALLIN, Norman
Late cinematographer and artist

ALLlSON, James
Member of a Dixie pioneer family

ALTON, Janis
Peace and women's activist

ALTON, Melanie
Cross-cultural student

AMODEO, Domenic
Former Canadian Hockey Team member, owner/instructor at Olympic Hockey Academy

AMOS, Viola
Obituary for former staff member of Port Credit Weekly and Mississauga Times

ANAKA, Greg
Advocate for children with learning disabilities

ANDERSON, Bill
New General Manager of the Mississauga News and the Brampton Guardian

ANDERSON, Patricia
Port Credit resident and busy volunteer named Mississauga Citizen of the Year, 2016

ANDERSON, W.J.
Former Regional Public Works Commissioner , retired in 1985

ANDREAS, Richard
Ship builder

ANDREESCU, Bianca
Mississauga teenager is latest tennis sensation, having defeated two seeded players, Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki, and is now the talk of the WTA tour

ANDREWS, H.T.G.
Former Chief Judge of the Provincial Court, Family Division

ANGUS, Lesley
Actress

ANTONOFF, Igor (1930-2013)
Ukrainian-born long-time resident of Port Credit, Igor Antonoff came to Canada after the second World War, first to Toronto, and then to Mississauga where he founded a chain of discount appliance stores, known as Honest Boy Discounts

ANWAR, Faisal
Mississauga artist commissioned by the Art Gallery of Mississauga to collect stories from residents for an exhibition to be held at the AGM later in 2013

APPLEFORD, Robert
Peel Medical Officer of Health, retired 1978

ARCHIBALD, David
Social worker, expert in substance abuse issues

ARDIEL, Eva
Retired teacher, Old Britannia Schoolhouse

ARMSTRONG, Jeffrey
Minor sports volunteer

ARMSTRONG, Lois
Mississauga resident is busy volunteer, working with her church, Trillium Hospital and the Canadian Cancer Society

ARTHURS, Colin
Student with nerve condition attends alternative school and wins a York University President's Scholarship to study for Bachelor of Fine Arts in visual arts studio program

ARTYMKO, Michael
Obituary for Mississauga builder

 

ASKA, Warabe
Author and illustrator of children's books

ATKINS, Albert
Writer of letters to the editor

AU-YEUNG, David
Community volunteer

AWAD, Mona
Mississauga author launches her debut novel, 13 Ways of Looking at a Fat Girl , parts of which are set in a fictional Mississauga

 

B

BADGER, John
Late publisher and author of The Arthuriad, died 2000

BAGNELL, Diane
Artist and conservationist

BAILEY, Angela
Former Canadian track and field athlete, holds the Canadian record for the 100 metres

BAILEY, John E.
Former Superintendent for the Peel Board of Education, retired 1977

BAINS, Navdeep
The M.P. for Mississauga-Malton and Minister for Innovation, Science and Economic Development, recently in India on a trade mission, says Canada is a natural fit for Indian investment for several reasons

BAINS, Piara Singh
Obituary for former Malton community volunteer died 1986

BAIRD, Audrey (1924-2013)
Late former teacher, first female principal in Peel Region

BALIVA, Frank
Obituary for award-winning sports editor, Mississauga News, died 1989 in a boating accident

BALKWILL, Chazz
Hairstylist

BANNISTER, John
Artist

BARKER, David
Obituary for Flt. Lt. David Barker, former Port Credit High School student and aerobatic ace, killed in plane crash in British Columbia

BARNHART, Karl
Artist and former police superintendent

BARNUM, John
Former music director and conductor of the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra

BARRETT, Frieda
Mississauga's 1993 Citizen of the Year

BARRETT, R. J.
Teenage Mississauga basketball player to join Duke University in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) program

BARRY, Frank
Port Credit artist

BARTON, Bill
Former Mississauga Aquatic Club swimming coach

BATEMAN, Bill
Winner in 2003 of the Paul Harris Fellowship from the Streetsville Rotary Club

BASSETT, Wayne
Former CEO of Samuel, Son & Co. retires after 40 years with the company

BATHGATE, Andy (1932-2016)
Obituary for former NHL player, Andy Bathgate, owner of the family-operated Bathgate Golf Centre in Mississauga

BEAMISH, Jean
CNIB volunteer

BEAN, Frank
Former Peel Regional Chairman, 1979-1991, died 2006

BEATTY, James Miller
Lawyer and opponent of hockey violence - Obituary

BECKING, Margaret
Community activist - Obituary

BEER, Bruce (1910-1998)
Former Liberal Member of Parliament for Peel, 1962-1972

BEISEL, Paul
Former Mayor of Brampton, 1990-1991

BEINTEMA, Rob
Long-time Mississauga News photojournalist, Rob Beintema, gets ready for retirement

BELL, Reverend Donald
United Church minister and founder of Distress Line

BELL, Jessie
Former President, South Peel Hospital Auxiliary

BELLEGHEM, Jack
Former President, Mississauga Hockey League and founder of the Cooksville Hockey Association

BELLEGHEM, Mildred
Late South Peel teacher and author of "A Letter from Home"

BELTRAN, Samantha
Local volleyball player wins full athletic scholarship at Tennessee State University

BELTZNER, Eileen
Parent-infant educator and author

BENNER, Tom
Artist

BENNET, Dwight
Artistic director Royal Opera Canada and Opera Mississauga

BENNETT, Gus
Former chief pilot of Air Canada's 747 fleet

BENNETT, Laurie
Obituary for Laurie Bennett, founding director of Hospice of Peel

BENTLEY, Gordon
Former Mississauga Fire chief, served the City from 1979 to 1992

BENTLEY, Lisa
Triathlete and teacher

BERGHAMMER, Richard
Leather artist

BERRY, Carol
Malton community volunteer

BERRY, Susan
Psychologist wins the 2013 Mary Neville Award, presented annually by Peel Children's Centre

BETTS, Jim
Lyricist and composer

BHATIA, Nav
Mississauga resident and entrepreneur, chosen as one of RBC top 25 Canadian immigrants of 2018

BICKELL, J. P. (John Paris)
J. P. Bickell, a mining magnate who lived at "Arcadia" on Mississauga Road, was the owner of the Toronto St. Pats, later the Toronto Maple Leafs, helped to finance Maple Leaf Gardens, and left an estate of $14 million, $13 million of which went to the J. P. Bickell Foundation, principal beneficiary of which was the Hospital for Sick Children

BIGWOOD, Peter
Erindale resident, designer of transit buses

BISS, Betty
School board trustee

BLACKBURN, Dan
Long-time Port Credit resident, motivational speaker, youth mentor and athletic coach

BLAIR, Rev. Maury
Youth centre director and counsellor

BLAKE, Eleanor
Former Public Relations officer for Toronto Township Centennial celebrations

BLENKARN, Don (1930-2012)
Late former Conservative Member of Parliament for Peel, later Mississauga 1972-1974, and for Mississauga South, 1979-1993

BLUETT, Leonard
Former golf course superintendent

BOARETTI, Louis (1921-2007)
Late company vice-president and former Chairman, Mississauga Library Board

BOILEAU, Gerard
Wood-carver

BOILEAU, Michele
International judo competitor

BOLE, Rev. J. Sheridan
Late United Church minister and author of The Church Mice

BOLTA, Igor
Obituary for dentist and international consultant, died 1984

BOND, Pat
Artist

BONDAR, Roberta
Astronaut and scientist

BOOTH, Larry
Special projects co-ordinator

BOUCHIER, William
Former President, Toronto Township Red Cross

BOULT, Doug
Photographer and teacher

BOURNE, Minnie
Nonagenarian member of the Erindale Price family

BOWDEN, Ted
Businessman active in professional and community associations - Obituary

BOWER, Johnny (1924-2017)
Legendary Leafs goalie, 91 year old Johnny Bower, invited to attend the Brampton Beast's Remembrance Day pre-game ceremony at the Powerade Centre

BOWMAN, Gary
Marksman

BOYD, Mabel
Founder of the Mississauga Girls Hockey League in 1967, elected to the Mississauga Sports Council Hall of Fame in 2006

BRACE, Rick
Programming executive at The Sports Network (TSN)

BRACK, Bill
Sports car dealer and competition driver

BRADLEY, Alan
Former Chairman, Mississauga Hydro, now Enersource, died 2013

BRADLEY, Ida Lynd
Late centenarian, author of Some Early Families of Port Credit, died in 1993 at 105 years of age.

BRAITHWAITE, Jack
Former Fire Chief, Toronto Township, died 1978

BRANDS, A.J.
Political and community volunteer

BRANNING, Magdalena
Pianist

BRATHWAITE, Harold
Barbadian born, former Director, Peel Board of Education, currently Director of the Retired Teachers of Ontario

BRATIC, Melissa
Mississauga karate athlete receives Petro-Canada Fuelling Athletes and Coaching Excellence (FACE) $10,000 grant

BRAYLEY, Dr. Jim (1927-2009)
Late Mississauga obstetrician and gynaecologist, who delivered the first baby born in hospital in Mississauga, died December 2009

BREWITT, Ross
Author

BRISCOE, Al
Steel guitarist in Rompin' Ronnie Hawkins Band

BROCK, Bob
Basketball player. Member of the team that won the inaugural all-Ontario basketball championship for intermediate A-teams

BROOKING, William
Community volunteer

 

BROWN, Cecil
Spitfire pilot in World War II

BROWN, Gregory
Professor and chairman of neurosciences and professor of psychiatry

BROWN, Jack
H.J.A. (Jack) Brown, former Director of the Peel School Board, retired in 1980, died 1997. The Peel Board of Education named its administrative building the H.J.A. Brown Education Centre after him.

BROWN, Paul
Teacher and poet

BROWNLEE, Stuart
Former President, Canadian Admiral Corporation

BROWNRIDGE, Earl
Late former President, American Motors Canada, and Chair, Mississauga Police Commission, died 1973

BROWNRIDGE, Gary
Former owner of the Lorne Park Hobby Centre

BROWNRIDGE, Lucy
Wife of the late Earl Brownridge

BRUCE, Debbie
The founder of the Canadian Anaphylaxis Association is a tireless advocate for stocking EpiPens in public places

BRUECKNER, Joseph
Late medical biochemist and plant breeder, founder of Mississauga's Rhododendron Gardens

BRYAN, Don
Design consultant and ventriloquist

BUCHAN, Lynne
Writer

BUDAY, Tamas
Canoeist and Junior Athlete of the Year, 1994

BUECHLER, Max
Late Port Credit realtor, killed in plane crash in 1974

BULLARD, Mike
Former nighttime television talk show host, currently on Newstalk 1010 Radio

BURCH, Tiffany Lisa
Former child model

BURGESS, Michael (1945-2015)
Obituary for famous singer and former Applewood Acres resident, and star of Les Miserables

BURGESS, Sherry
Windsurfer

BURKE, Margaret
Teacher and community volunteer, Centennial medal recipient

BURNELL, Art
Obituary for former Mississauga News columnist, died 1986

BURNS, Danielle
Obituary for student accident victim

BURNS, Rita
Psychic

BURROWES, Helen
Long-time Malton resident and community volunteer, named 2014 Mississauga Citizen of the Year

BURROWS, Doug
Former Chief, Peel Regional Police

BUSBY, David
Late Anglican priest, politician and director, Street Haven, killed in plane crash 1994

BUSH, Brenda
Pianist and vocalist

BUSH, Robin
Designer

BUTT, Don
Family physician

BUTT, Terry
Businessman and former Mississauga city councillor

BUTTS, Ed
Author

 

C

CAINE, Jean (1923-2014)
Late former broadcaster and owner of radio stations CHWO and CJMR, died in Oakville in 2014

CAIROLI, Joe
Artist

CALBES, Eleanor
Opera star

CALDWELL, Gil
Artist

CALDWELL, John
Former Port Credit councillor and mayoral candidate

CALVERT, JOHN
Long-time Policy Planning Director, John Calvert, retires after a 40-year career with the City of Mississauga

CAMERON, Danny
Former drug addict and centre fielder for the Mississauga Sabres

CAMERON, Katrina
Mississauga gymnast, performed in the rhythmic gymnastics team in 2011 Pan Am Games, is captaining the team in the 2015 Games

CAMERON, Scott
Illustrator of book, "Beethoven Lives Upstairs"

CAMERON, Stan
Caledon Peel Board trustee elected to serve as Chair of the Peel District School Board for one year

CAMILLERI, Charlie
Late Lakeview resident, a pivotal figure in the Canadian music business, inducted into the Mississauga Music Walk of Fame

CAMPBELL, Denise
Fire survivor

CAMPBELL, Dorothy
Businesswoman

CAMPBELL, Doug
Horticulturist

CANDY, Bill
Musician

CANDY, Doug
Former minister, St. Luke's Anglican Church

CARDARELLI, Ettore
Mississauga realtor, former Toronto District President, National Congress of Italian Canadians

CARLSON, Catherine
Policewoman

CARROLL, Wendy
Real estate salesperson who was attacked by two convicted murderers in Lakeview

CARTER, Rubin
Boxer and advocate for the wrongfully convicted

CARUK, Fred
Designer and manufacturer of vehicle hand controls

CASTRO, Dolores
Mississauga resident, recipient of 2012 Sam McCallion Award for Volunteer of the Year

CATON, Charlotte
Old-time resident, Dundas St.W.

CATAUDELLA, Alberto
Late former founder, Mississauga Canadian Italian Association, died 2006

CATTO, James
Medal of Bravery recipient

CHAO, Angela
Mississauga TV camera assistant suffered a concussion and used the art of painted ceramics to deal with depression after her injury

CHAPPELL, Hyliard (1916-1988)
Former Liberal M.P. for South Peel and one-time owner of Riverwood (the Chappell Estate)

CHARETTE, Michael
Political activist
see also HOULTON, Michael

CHARTERS, Clarence (1892-1975)
Obituary for late Brampton newspaper publisher

CHARTERS, Reginald
Obituary for WWi veteran and newspaperman

CHASE, Archie
Former defenceman with the Streetsville Derbys

CHATFIELD, Tom (1921-1999)
Late Canadian landscape artist

CHERKAS, Lillian
Retiring Medical Officer of Health, Region of Peel

CHERNY, Al (1932-1989)
Late fiddler with the Tommy Hunter Show

CHERRY, Don
Former hockey player and coach, TV personality, whose daughter donated a kidney to her brother

CHEVRIER, Don (1937-2007)
Late sportscaster

CHISHOLM, Grace
Mental health crusader

CHRISTENSEN, Ethel
Former art teacher, Gordon Graydon High School

CLARK, Charles
General manager of Scouting operations in Mississauga

CLARK, Chelsea
Obituary for Mississauga Paralympian who won two gold medals in wheelchair sprints at the 2004 Paralympics in Greece

CLARKSON, Betty
Late Port Credit historian, author of The Story of Port Credit

CLARKSON, Grant (1915-2011)
Late municipal councillor and descendant of pioneers

CLEGG, Alix
Former Secretary-Treasurer, Park Royal Community Association

CLEMENTS, Edward
Former Glenforest High School student, starred in Metropolitan

CLEWES, Richard
Ontario Bicentennial Medal winner and late Chairman of Credit Valley Hospital

CLINE, Mary
Citizen of the Year, 1987

CLIPPERTON, Gary
Musician, Ontario Bicentennial Medal winner

CLIPPERTON, Graydon (1912-1978)
Late retired High School principal

CLOKE, John
Obituary for Port Credit dentist who founded the Credit Valley Dramatic Society

COATES, Robert
Former Area Representative, Park Royal Community Association

COCHRANE, Kent
Obituary for former Mississauga Library volunteer whose memory, impaired as a result of a traumatic brain injury, was studied by Toronto scientists

COFFEY, Paul
National Hockey League defenceman, born in Weston, brought up in Malton, Coffey played for the Edmonton Oilers, the Pittsburgh Penguins, and other teams before retiring. He was inducted into the Mississauga Sports Hall of Fame in 2003 and the Malton Arena is named after him.

COGHLAN, Michael
Composer and pianist

COLE, Fay
Community volunteer

COLE, Peter
Late former Peel Medical Officer of Health, died 2015

COLEMAN, Shirley
Mississauga artist

COLLEY, Elizabeth
Former Streetsville Branch Librarian

COLLINS, Kelly
Fashion model

COLLINS, Robert
Former Peel Regional Police Deputy Chief, died 1993

CONDIE, Shannon
Mississauga taekwondo national champion and Pan Am Games silver medallist inducted into Mississauga Sports Hall of Fame

CONOVER, Edward
Former Peel County Board of Education Chairman

 

COOK, Dave
Former Mississauga councillor, now local historian and author

COOLE, Margaret Stephenson
Award-winning needlework artist

COOPER, Russell King
Obituary for Russ Cooper, former administrator of Black Creek Pioneer Village, President of the Peel County Historical Society and founder of the museum which became the Peel Heritage Complex, and a professional photographer for the Toronto Telegram

CORBASSON, Carmen (1949-2012)
Obituary for former Ward I Councillor

CORBETT, Barbara
Educator and co-founder of the Froebel Education Centre

CORCORAN, Jeannette
Real estate saleswoman

CORNER, Bill
Former President, Mississauga Hockey League

CORREA, Bruce
Mississauga resident and Scarborough firefighter cited for bravery 1998

COSCO, Frank
Late Mississauga fashion designer, died 2007

COSTA, Terry
Winner of 1999's best Emerging Talent in Theatre

COURTNEY, Kristin
First Mrs. Mississauga pageant winner

COURTNEY, William
Former Toronto Township Industrial Commissioner. Courtney Park Drive is named after him

COUSINS, Howard
Obituary for the founder of the Port Credit Yacht Club

COVENTRY, Dr. Allan F.
Obituary for University of Toronto biology professor and naturalist

COX, Kenneth
Former Referee-in-Chief, Mississauga Hockey League

COX, Tracey
Artist

CRAIG, David
Artist, designer of reverse of 1984 Silver Dollar

CRAIG, Jim
Peel Regional Police Detective Sergeant retires

CRAMP, Harmony
Former child actor, starred in Avonlea TV series

CRAWFORD, Gail
Author of A Fine Line : Studio Crafts in Ontario, 1930 to Present, and winner of the 1999 Mississauga ARts Council Award for Literature

CRAWLEY, Michael
Author

CRESWELL, H.A.
Former executive, Canada Steamship Lines

CREWE, William
First surgeon in Cooksville and area

CRICKMORE, Evelyn (1898-1991)
Former journalist and historian

CROSS, Francine
Environmentalist

CROSSLEY, Alan
Artist

CROSSLEY, Constance
Artist, author of Oxbow House Cookery Book (1977) and wife of Alan Crossley

CROWLE, Deborah
Artist

CROZIER, Jim (1929-2014)
Former Commissioner of Social Services for Peel

CULHAM, David
Former teacher and Mississauga councillor

CULLEN, Mary Ellen
Child welfare award winner

CUMMINS, Ray
Arctic farming researcher

CUNNINGHAM, Ron
Mississauga citizen associated with Citizens for the Advancement of Community Development (CACD) presented with Harry Jerome Community Service Award

CURREY, Fawn
Former Peel Board of Education trustee

CURTIN, Lynne
Former Minister, Erindale United Church, since retired

 

 

D

DA COSTA, Irelyn
Grade 8 Port Credit teen took part in Chopped Canada's televised Teen Tournament cooking competition

DALE, Frank
Former Ward 4 Councillor, now Chair, Region of Peel

DALE, Tom
Obituary for former councillor and community volunteer

DALY, Karen
Duke of Edinburgh gold award winner

DAMERLA, Dipika
The Hon. Dipika Damerla is the MPP for Mississauga East-Cooksville, and the Minister of Senior Affairs

DANIEL, Paul
Teen author

DAO, Linda
21 year old Mississauga student is accepted at the International Space University

DARRAGH, Samuel
Former Provincial Court Judge, died 1997

DAVIDSON, Jill
Corporal, Canadian Army

DAVIS, Neil
Teacher

DAVISON, Frank
Obituary for community volunteer

DEAKON, Wally
Obituary for former politician

DEAN, Lanny
Obituary for former Erindale United Church minister, killed with wife in bus accident

DEANS, Brandon
Mississauga native and recent Our Lady of Mount Carmel graduate wins scholarship to Oakland University, Michigan

DEAR, Ken
Obituary for former Ward 9 Councillor and Meadowvale West resident

DEATH, James Ivan
Obituary for member of Dixie pioneer family

DE CARTERET, Laura
Actress and producer

DE COURCEY, Rowan
Singer

DE JONG, Gerry
Mississauga artist and former Chair of Visual Arts Mississauga

DE LA ROCHE, Mazo (1879-1961)
Author of the Jalna series

DELANEY, Bob
MPP for Mississauga Streetsville apologized to constituent for calling the police when she protested

DE SILAGHI, Helen
Artist and self-described time traveller, died 2008

DE SOTTO, Peter
Musician and member of Quartetto Gelato

DE ZOTTI, Julian
Former Mississauga News delivery boy and present actor and director co-produces a new show for the CBC - Ming's Dynasty

DEVITT, H.E.A.
Former Manager, Toronto International Airport

 

DICKENSON, Margaret
Host of popular show, "Margaret's Sense of Occasion" on Rogers Community Television

DIEHL, Fred (1901-1988)
Late actor, broadcaster and producer

DISTELMEYER, Wally
Former coach, Port Credit Figure Skating Club

DI TAMMASO, David
Mississauga reserve soldier with the Canadian Armed Forces is recipient of this year's Hero Award at the Mississauga Civic Awards

DIXON, David
Mississauga fashion designer, recognized for his contributions to the fashion industry, has been nominated for a Canadian Arts and Fashion Award

DOBKIN, Dr. Martin
First mayor of City of Mississauga

DOERING, Charles
CFRB Radio news commentator, retired in 1998

DOERING, Lyle
Volunteer, Citizen of the Year, 1984

DOHERTY, Denny (1940-2007)
Late singer and songwriter, founder of the Mamas and the Papas

DOHERTY, Ingrid
Obituary for Ingrid Doherty, senior salesperson, Mississauga Business Times

DOHEY, Mary (1933-2017)
Air Canada stewardess, recipient of the Cross of Valor

DONCASTER, David
Citizen of the Year, 1983

DONEVA, Ralitza
Tennis star

DORIS, Roger
Obituary for former Mississauga News entertainment columnist

DOUGLAS, Ann
Author of the "Mother of All…" books parenting series grew up in Clarkson

DOWLING, Ed (1939-2015)
Former transit boss who oversaw the development of Mississauga's transit system, was inducted into the Canadian Urban Transit Association's Hall of Fame in November 2012

DOWLING, Frank
Obituary for former first mayor of the Town of Streetsville

DRENNAN, Bennet Lyle
Former Town of Mississauga Police inspector

DUFFIELD, Ida
Obituary for Mississauga Senior Citizen of the Year, 1990

DUMOUCHEL, Maureen
Mississauga Transit's Operator of the Year, 1994

DUNCAN, Alvin
Obituary for prominent black Oakville resident, Alvin Duncan, former RCAF radar operator, expert in Black history and descendant of the Duncan family who came to Oakville via the Underground Railroad.

DUQUETTE, Ronald
Former communications officer, S.B. McLaughlin Associates, Ltd.

DURAND, James
Obituary for Director of Public Relations, Ontario Hydro

DURIE, Sally
Artist, owner of Rivercrest Gallery

DUTTON, Hazel
Artist

DYCHE, Bill
Obituary for community volunteer

DYSON-GREGORY, John
Obituary for the former President, Canadian Broomwade Ltd.

DZUIRAN, Kathyrn
Artist

 

E

EALEY, Chuck
Former quarterback, Canadian Football League

EALEY, Damon
Former quarterback, Meadowvale Falcons, and son of Chuck Ealey

EARLY, Jim
Bus driver, Mississauga Transit

EASTON, Cheryl
Mississauga Citizen of the Year, 1984

EASTON, Kenneth
Veterinarian, Ontario Humane Society Mobile Clinic

EATON, Darryl
Trumpet player and composer

EBERHARDT, Lindsay
Liver transplant recipient

ECHLIN, Sarah
Competitor, Canadian Figure Skating Championships

EDDIE, Ann
Former Head, Mississauga Central Library

EDDY, Rev. Earl
Author and retired minister of Christ Church United

EDWARDS, Elsie
Senior Citizen of the Year, 1986

ELIK, Mike
Leading Canadian Tire dealer in Mississauga takes early retirement from his Heartland store

EMERSON, John and Sandra
Streetsville residents, honoured for their long-term commitment to the preservation of Mississauga's heritage

ENG, Howard
Mississauga native, born in Hong Kong, is new President and CEO of the Greater Toronto Airports Authority

ENG, Isaac Daniel
Local Mississauga artist and violinist returns from visit to china where he taught as well as performed

ENGLAND, Jane
Writer of letters to newspapers

ENGLANDER, Lawrence
Rabbi of Solel Congregation since 1973 and Erin Mills Kinsmen Citizen of the Year, 1980

EVERETT, Bert
Former teacher, Four Corners Square Dance Club

 

F

FABBRI, Robby
Mississauga native, graduate of St. Aloysius Gonzaga Secondary School, is forward with the St. Louis Blues

FAKIH, Mohamad
The founder of Paramount fine foods is Mississauga Newsmaker of the Year

FARKAS, Anna (1919-2011)
Late former President, South Peel Canadian Cancer Society

FAVA, Joe
Former host, CHWO Radio Show

FAVRETTO-POST, Edda Maria
Mississauga author who survived a traumatic brain injury

FEDESOFF, Lindsay
Mississauga figure skater

FEDORUK, Larry
Former CFTR radio disc jockey, presently talk show host on CKTB

FERNANDES, Tony
Mississauga resident and acclaimed chef at the Crowne Plaza Toronto Airport inducted into the prestigious Honour Society of the Canadian Culinary Federation

FIDANI, Carlo
The Chair of the Mississauga based Orlando Corporation and President of the Carlo Fidani Foundation has been appointed to the Order of Canada

FINCH, Leonard, W.
Prominent Mississauga developer-builder of United Lands Corporation, and builder of Sheridan Park Research Community

FINA, Emilio
Former Meadowvale resident and celebrated tenor releases his debut album, O Sole Mio

FINLAYSON, Gordon
Obituary for Ontario educator

FINLAYSON, Jessie
Public school teacher, retiring after 44 years of teaching

FINNIGAN, Andrew
Theatre actor, director and graphic designer

FIRMAN, Joyce
Canada's first woman letter carrier

FISHER, Jim
Former paratrooper in D-Day invasion

FLEMING, Bert
Late general manager, Hydro Mississauga and Anglican Award of Merit winner

FLEMING, Brian
Former Dufferin-Peel Separate School Board Director

FLEMING, Louise
Miss Mississauga, 1981

FLETCHER, Samantha
"Tommy" (The Who) star

FLOWERS, Verna
Late environmentalist and chairman of APPEAL (Association of Peel People Evaluating Land)

FLYNN, Gary
Medical research fund-raiser

FLYNN, Ilze
Environmental artist

FOLEY, Hubert
Obituary for vice-president of Metroland Printing and Publishing

FOLEY, Jim
Canada's Wonderland dancer

FORDE, Arnold
Mississauga's first black teacher was a university sports star, a prominent educator and principal of Meadowvale Secondary School in the 1980s

FOWLES, Douglas
Volunteer with Community Living Mississauga and Secretary-Treasurer for the Hazel McCallion Foundation for the Arts, Culture and Heritage awarded the Gordon S. Shipp Memorial Award as 2018 Citizen of the Year

 

FOX, Paul W.
Late former Principal, Erindale College (now University of Toronto at Mississauga) died 2007

FRANCIS, Diane
Ex-Mississauga News reporter moves from the Toronto Star to the Sun

FRANK, James
Undercover drug detective

FRANKOFF, Kevin
Rookie comedian with Second City troupe

FRASER, Jack
Elected President of the Canadian National Exhibition in 1963

FRASER, Jackie
Clarkson resident and volunteer, winner of the 2005 Sam McCallion Award

FRASER, John
Former Director with Peel Board of Education, Progressive Conservative candidate in Mississauga Centre, and actor

FRATIA, Salvatore
Tuba soloist with the Mississauga Symphony Orchestra

FREEMAN, Robert
Late former Director, Art Gallery of Mississauga, appointed curator in 2001 and Director in 2007, died 2012

FRID, Sandra
Student chosen in 1980 to participate in an American-based cultural exchange program called Up with People

FROMM, Paul
Former Applewood Heights secondary School teacher, investigated for white supremacist activities, fired by the Peel School Board in 1997

FULLERTON, Ann
Watercolour artist and teacher