Mary Hawkins Buch
Mary Buch was born in Montreal, and after World War II lived for many years in that city's Lakeshore community. She served on the local school board and was actively involved in education at the provincial level. After graduation from College Marie-Victorin she worked with Youth Protection in Montreal. In 1983, following her retirement to Brockville, she became immersed in genealogy and local history, and is a past-president of the Brockville and District Historical Society.