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Pacific, Paul Steven 1970 b.Saturday, September 12, 1970 Member I.B.M., IBM Ring 17 & 99 Awards:Winner of The Annemann Award – 1995 Drove blindfolded through Niagara Falls, Created a Headline Prediction entitled, "GREEKED" for Syzygy, The Journal of Contemporary Mentalism. Considered by his contemporaries to be one of Canada’s Page, Dale(see Patchett)
Parker, Henry 1953 –
b. and raised: April 01, 1953, Ponoka, Alberta Status: Sonia (Wife) and two sons: Alexander Ring #28 Edmonton, Alberta and the Edmonton Magic Club Lifelong interest in magic Performing since 1991 as Miles of Magic™. Fulltime venture since 2008. Parlour, platform and stage. Well known as a children’s and family magician. Developing into adult B.Sc. (Psychology), University of Alberta M.B.A., University of Calgary Retired from a 30 year successful career with the Correctional Service of Canada (1976 – 2006). Honoured twice with the Corrections Exemplary Service Medal (1996) and 1st bar (2008). Retired from Assistant Dean (Administration), University of
Patchett (Page), Dale Edmund1944 - 2004 Dale Page and his Calliope entertained children and people at trade shows, resorts, amusement parks, circuses, festivals, fairs and exhibitions including the C.N.E. and Ontario Place as well as all across North America for over 15 years, dong magic shows (the Good Time Magic Show), puppet shows (the Firehouse Puppet Theatre) and his special fire truck (Fireman Chuck and His Dale passed away April 16, 2004 after a lengthy battle with cancer. Peck, David1965 r. Oakville, Ontario, Canada Schooling:Graduate York University - Specialized Honors- Mentored by and friends with many: Jay Sankey, David - Ben, Gary Kurtz, Herb Morrissey. Performing stage and close up magic professionally for David was a corporate executive with The Plan Group until the year 2003 and is now pursuing an academic career in Magic Lecturer and writer - has published in all major Currently the Project Manager of Magic Hands sponsored by Magicana - a magical and educational introduction to the A published writer, public speaker and lecturer, a licensed electrician, musician and part time poet. Husband of Elizabeth Peck - a grade school teacher and educational consultant for Magic Hands.
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Phantasma the Magician(see Edmunds, Gary) Plotkin, Isaac Harvey 1899 - 1977 Charter member Ring 61/Saskatoon (1948) Member I.B.M. Ring 66/Calgary, Alberta Taught school in Saskatchewan and Southern - Alberta, before moving to Calgary as Jr. High Instructor. 1967, Joined NOVA Gas - Corporation for 11 years. Also enjoyed Lapidary and rock hounding. Enjoyed performing for children, hospitals, family and friends. Much of his magic went to - Junior Magic Club as he had a real desire to - help and encourage young performers. Posgate, Bruce1900 - 1990 Wife:Win Posgate (see below) Children: Dale, Granddaughter, Jessica Member I.B.M., Society of Canadian Magicians I.B.M. International President Exceptional magic lecturer Posgate, Mrs. (Win)Bruce1906 - 1996 Husband: Bruce Posgate (see above) Children: Dale, Granddaughter, Jessica Honorary Order of Merlin #48144 Mrs. Posgate travelled with her husband to - many conventions, especially in England and made many friends as she was warm, gracious and outgoing. She maintained her interest in- her magic friends, the I.B.M., and corresponded- a great deal until her final illness. She was hospitalized in early December of 1995 after breaking a leg while on her daily excursion- to the shops. Her immobility caused- complications and she was often disheartened- by her hospitalization and the prospects- Finally she fell asleep and died peacefully. Poturnak, William Walter1940 - 1999 I.B.M #59456/ Ring 92 Vancouver B.C. member Inducted into the Manitoba Hall of Fame - Precious, Gordon L.---- - Charter member IBM Ring 49, Hamilton Princess Karma(see Edmunds, Deanna)