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The Passing of Ron Marconi – Portland Highland Games Trustee

Ron Marconi at Grey Friar's Bobby (thumbnail)

Ron Marconi passed away on August 3, 2016 after a brief battle with cancer. Ron was a Trustee of the Portland Highland Games and supported piping and drumming.  At the recent Portland Highland Games, he assisted by handing out the completed adjudication sheets to the competitors. His service will be at the Mt. Scott Funeral…

The passing of Pipe Major Albert Duncan CD – Update

Pipe Major Albert Duncan

Pipe Major Albert Duncan, CD, passed away on March 30, 2016. He contributed his talents to piping and pipe bands in BC in so many ways, among them: the third Pipe Major of the storied Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Pipes & Drums, winner of the MacCrimmon Memorial Cairn at the Annual Gathering, President and long…

Celebration of Life Tribute to P/M Andy Perrie, Vancouver Police Pipe Band, Jan 10, 2016

Glen Richards of the Vancouver Police Pipe Band has provided the following announcement on a celebration of life tribute to long time band member and pipe major Andy Perrie.   SAVE A DATE SUNDAY JANUARY 10, 2016 1:00PM TO 4:00PM TRIBUTE TO ANDY PERRIE LOCATION THE TAURUS CLUB UNIT 298 ADDRESS 3917 MAIN STREET VANCOUVER…

The passing of Drum Major Ollie Hamilton, CD, Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Pipe Band

Drum Major Ollie Hamilton

Orville “Ollie” Hamilton, CD, longtime member and drum major of the Seaforth Highlanders of Canada Pipe Band, passed away peacefully on November 19, 2015, age 89. A celebration of life will be held at First Memorial Funeral Services, BurkeView Chapel, 1340 Dominion Ave, Port Coquitlam, on Saturday, November 28 at 11:00 am. Further details are…