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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian L. COMFORT

COMFORT, L. Howard July 17, 1923 - July 21, 2016 Howard Comfort passed away peacefully on July 21, 2016 at the age of 93 years. Howard was born in Russell, Manitoba, the youngest child in a farming family of six. He enlisted in the RCAF in 1942 at age nineteen, and served as a pilot stationed in India until the war ended in 1945. Howard studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Manitoba. He married Peggy Lofthouse, a physiotherapist from Kenora, in 1947. Upon Howard's graduation in...
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