Miss Ruth Northcott. Professor of Astronomy at University of Toronto. RASC President 1962-4. Editor of RASC publications. Died 1969 July 29. Photo taken at Ottawa on 1964 May 17. Photo by Norman Green.
In 1967 the nineteen-year-old David Levy was an enthusiastic observer, and an observationally active member of the Montreal Centre, pursuing his life-long quest for comets, and an ever deeper familiarity with the night sky (activities which he knowledgably, imaginatively, and fruitfully pursues to this day).