Born January 12, 1932 - Died December 28, 2015. Well known Canadian aviation historian Floyd Williston, after a brief illness, passed away in his sleep.

Floyd was the author of Footless Halls of Air, a biography of several Canadian airmen (including Floyd's brother) who died in the Second World War. Floyd was a member of the CAHS Winnipeg Chapter for several years, spoke to the chapter a few years ago, and attended national conventions. Floyd also regularly wrote articles for newspapers and magazines about similar subjects, and wrote the book, Johnny Miles: Nova Scotia's Marathon King. Here is an article Floyd wrote in 2011 for the Cape Breton Post about his brother:
Part 1; (note - pdf file, 2 MB)
Part 2

A memorial service was held on Sunday 3 January, 1 pm, at Cropo Funeral Chapel, 1442 Main Street, Winnipeg. Click here to see the full obituary.