Kerrisdale Lawn Bowls Club

Proud hosts of the Metro Vancouver Men`s & Women`s Singles Championships

Life Members

Over the course of the club's history, there have been members who have made such an extra-ordinary contribution to the club, they have been honoured with a Life Membership.  A Life Membership entitles the honouree to the full rights and privileges of a full playing member, but the honouree is exempt from paying any membership fees.  The following is a list of the Life Members of the Kerrisdale Bowls Club and they year they were so honoured:

 

 Alan McDougald  * 1947
 Robert D. Paton  * 1954
 Fred Belus (Bellis?)  * (president 1943-44) 1958
 Fred Stubbs   * 1975
 Vic Usher   * 1975
 Ted Whitaker   * (president 1956-57) 1975
 Isobel Whitaker   * (president 1984-86; the Women's Provincial Pairs shield was originally named the Isobel Whitaker Shield) 1978
 Stanley Carey   * (the only 3-time president of the club: 1973-74, 1976-78, 1982-84) 1983
 Eric Clendining   * (president 1966-67) 1986
 Alf Nursey   * (president 1968-69) 1986
 Isabel Smale   * 1986
 Wilf Tompkins   * 1986
 Lorne Ginther   * (president 1972-73) 1988
 Don McDonald   * (president 1987-88; also won 3 consecutive club singles titles 1980-82) 1988
 Zoe Bell   * 1991
 Aileen Fraser   * (president 1989-90) 1991
 Margaret Piddington   * 1991
 John Bruce   * (president 1991-92) 1993
 Norine Armstrong   * 1997
 Allan Landels   * 1997
 Ruth Landels   * 1997
 Bob Sayers   * 1997
 Dr. Austin Oliver   * 1999
 Ross Farrell   * (president 1995-96) 2000
 Nancy Bednard   (one of only two to serve multiple terms as president: 1999-2000, 2007) 2007
 Ernie Bednard    2007

 

* deceased

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