Grete Hale RIP

Marguerite “Grete” Hale (née Morrison), a member of the Order of Canada, passed on 28 October, at age 93.

She was President of Beechwood Cemetery and Foundation, where she fought for its very existence for all Canadians; and founder of the Friends of the National Library of Canada.  From 2011 to 2013 she served as the first-ever female Honorary Colonel of the Governor General’s Foot Guards.

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