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OMAH pays tribute to Nancy Ironside on her birthday

Without fanfare, this retired physician and anesthesiologist, environmentalist, naturalist and philanthropist has 'made a huge difference in our community'

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ORILLIA MUSEUM OF ART & HISTORY
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Happy Birthday to Dr. Nancy Ironside!

In honour of her birthday on July 24, the Orillia Museum of Art & History (OMAH) pays tribute to Nancy.

Nancy arrived in Orillia at the age of three and grew up on Bay Street. She attended Central School and Orillia Collegiate Institute, before going to the University of Toronto to study medicine and then Montreal to study anesthesia. She returned to Orillia in 1962.

A retired physician and anesthesiologist, environmentalist, naturalist and philanthropist and a proud Orillian, to many, Dr. Nancy Ironside needs no introduction.

Without fanfare, Nancy has made a huge difference in our community. She has been an unwavering supporter of OMAH since its inception and she has also generously supported many other organizations in Orillia.

Nancy has been the catalyst for organizations who support those who need a helping hand, for our arts, for our culture and for our environment.

We celebrate her numerous accomplishments and contributions to OMAH and many other organizations, the Couchiching Conservancy, the Orillia Naturalists’ Club, to name a few.

Nancy has had remarkable life, committed to the betterment of our community.

Click here to read OMAH’s tribute to Dr. Nancy Ironside.
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