McCollum, John Turquand

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McCollum, John Turquand

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        John Turquand (Turq) McCollum was born May 12, 1923, in Toronto, Ontario. In 1953, he married Joan (nee Watson), and they had four children: Peter, Jenny, Kathy, and Maggie.

        From 1954-1963, the McCollums lived in Fort Smith, where John was an Anglican minister of the Diocese of the Arctic. In 1963, the family moved to Beaverlodge, Alberta, where they lived until 1970. In 1970, the McCollums returned to the north and lived in Hay River. In 1975, John McCollum became Archdeacon of the Diocese of the Arctic. The McCollums continued to live in Hay River until their retirement to Calgary, Alberta, in 1988.

        John McCollum died June 14, 2020, in Calgary, Alberta. He was buried with his wife Joan in Hay River.


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            Calgary Herald Obituaries. “John McCollum.” Accessed October 31, 2023.

            McInnis & Holloway Funeral Homes. “Obituary of Joan Elliott McCollum.” Accessed October 31, 2023.

            Northern News Services Ltd. “Mccollum-John-Turquand.” Accessed October 31, 2023.

            NWT Archives. Accession files for N-1987-020, N-1989-012, and N-1992-261. Reviewed October 31, 2023.

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