Category: memorial

The Passing of Andrew Peck

Andrew Peck, former piper in the SFU Pipe Band and its first band manager when the City of Port Moody Pipe Band became the SFU Pipe Band in 1981, passed away on January 15. Andrew started piping with the Richmond Boys Pipe Band in the late 1960s and was a member of the Richmond Pipe…

The Passing of Maureen Lee MacDonald

Maureen Lee MacDonald, co-owner of the Tartan Thistle Scottish supplies store and well-known piper for highland dancing competitions across western North America, unexpectedly passed away on January 24, 2019. Maureen, sister to Terry and Jack Lee and Moira (Lee) Angeltvedt, was a successful amateur piper and played with the City of Port Moody Pipe Band…

The Brittany Angeltvedt Memorial Fund

At the request of the Angeltvedt family, the BC Pipers’ Association is sincerely humbled to be asked to establish the Brittany Angeltvedt Memorial Fund in memory of Brittany Angeltvedt, two-time World Pipe Band Champion with the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band and four-time winner of the BCPA Grand Aggregate Award for Open Tenor Drumming. The…

The Passing of Brittany Lee Angeltvedt

The BC Pipers’ Association would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and bandmates of Brittany Lee Angeltvedt who passed away on August 26, 2018. Brittany brought passion and excitement to those around her, both within and outside of the pipe band world, and will be greatly missed. Brittany was a long-time…