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(January
25, 2001, Gazette)

Dr. William Threlfall
Dr. William Threlfall, professor emeritus, passed away Jan. 5, 2001, in the Q.E. II Health Sciences Centre, VG Site, Halifax. Born in Preston, Lancashire, England, Dr. Threlfall taught in the Department of Biology at Memorial for over 30 years. For the last four years he was an adjunct professor at the Nova Scotia Agriculture College in Truro. He lived in Newfoundland with his family for 31 years and considered himself a proud Newfoundlander. He will be sadly missed by his wife, the former Anita Gallagher; daughters: Jane Threlfall and Jim Philmon, Dartmouth, Sue and Scott Wareham, Clarenville, Newfoundland; beloved grandson, Joshua William Philmon; sister, Enid Threlfall, Preston, England; brother John and Elspeth Threlfall, Preston, England.

Leonard Eric Scott
Leonard Scott, a former employee with Planning and Works, passed away at the Miller Centre in St. John’s Dec. 23, 2000, in his 84th year. Predeceased by his wife Joan and son Douglas. Leaving to mourn daughter Judy and son-in-law Bill; son Ted; sisters: Manetta of
St. John’s and Dorothy, Gladys and Peggy of Ontario; five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Michael Francis Dyer
Michael Dyer, a retired staff member from the Ocean Sciences Centre, passed away Jan. 13, 2001, age 65 years. Leaving to mourn his beloved wife Rosella; daughters: Colleen (Gus Manuel), Dolores (John Harvey), Dianne and two precious grandsons: Cody Harvey and Liam Manuel. Also leaving to mourn his brothers: Bill (Ruth) and Johnny (Linda); his sisters: Bridie (Kevin Power), Nell Devereaux, Anne (Fred Kendall), Loretta (James Hickey), Aggie Dyer and Madonna (Ray Bonia); as well as many beloved relatives and treasured friends.