Dr. George Henry Topple

George Henry ToppleWe were saddened to learn of the passing on August 11th of Past CAHS Toronto Chapter President, Dr. George Henry Topple (CAHS #3296) (published in Flypast Volume 54 No. 1). In George’s early working years, he became a fireman serving with the Scarborough Fire Department / Toronto Fire for seven years. Later in life George studied at college to become a Chiropractor. After a few years of practice, he established an office in Markham, where many Chapter Exec. Meetings were held with discussions of Chapter business frequently going into the late hours of the evening. George also served on the Editorial Board of the CAHS Journal under the leadership of Bill Wheeler. George became Chapter President for the 2010 / 2011 season following the excellent leadership of retiring President, Howard Malone. George would continue as Chapter President to the 2013 – 2014 season until being succeeded by Sheldon Benner. On August 15th, a Celebration of George’s Life was held at the Barnes Memorial Funeral Home in Whitby. Attending for Toronto Chapter were Chapter President, Sheldon Benner, Chapter Member Bob Lindsay, along with Volunteer Bob Winson and his wife, Bernice.

Courtesy Topple Family / CAHS files