James A.

Category: James A.

Dundurn is saddened to learn of the passing of James A. "Pete" McGarvey, a legendary figure in the Orillia community. Among McGarvey's notable achievements in community involvement was leading the charge to restore Stephen Leacock's Orillia summer home, The Old Brewery Bay, in the 1950s. He also co-founded the Mariposa Folk Festival in 1961.