Lyall Dagg

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Lyall Dagg
Born(1929-07-27)July 27, 1929
DiedMay 14, 1975(1975-05-14) (aged 45)
Career
Brier appearances2 (1964, 1970)

Lyall Austin Dagg (July 27, 1929 – May 14, 1975) was a Canadian curler and World Champion. He won a gold medal at the 1964 World Curling Championships. [2] [3] Outside of curling, he was employed as an account executive. [4]

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Dagg died at the age of 45 from a rare blood disorder. [5] He was survived by his wife Shirley and at least four children, including fellow curler (a daughter) Elaine Dagg-Jackson. [6] He was inducted into the Canadian Curling Hall of Fame in 2000.

Personal life

Dagg was of Irish, Scottish, English and Dutch descent. [7] Dagg was a former printer, journalist, business editor and public relations director.

Dagg moved to BC in 1943. He was first employed as a printer, and became a write-reporter and business editor for the Vancouver News-Herald . In 1955 he joined the public relations department for Crown Zellerbach Canada, later becoming director of public relations, and then manager of marketing services in Richmond, British Columbia and then in Kelowna in 1973. Dagg was also involved in the BC Centennial Committee, the Festival of Forestry, the Vancouver Board of Trade, the BC Heart Foundation and the Kelowna Chamber of Commerce. [1]

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References

  1. 1 2 Vancouver Province , 15 May 1975, pg 23, "Lyall Dagg, curling ace, dead at 45"
  2. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2016-02-24. Retrieved 2014-03-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  3. "Curling Men: World Championships". sports123. Retrieved 3 April 2010.
  4. https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=2194&dat=19640307&id=VcgyAAAAIBAJ&sjid=8-wFAAAAIBAJ&pg=3357,1134772
  5. http://www.curling.ca/hof/people/dagg-lyall/
  6. https://www.gvshof.ca/inductees-2/all-inductees/28-curling/227-elaine-dagg-jackson.html
  7. https://worldconnect.rootsweb.ancestry.com/cgi-bin/igm.cgi?op=GET&db=peanut97&id=P5097