1980s

Joseph Pearce

(1893-1988) DAO astronomer. Society President (1940).

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Norman Green

(1913-2007) Anglican minister. Hamilton Centre member; Service Award (1970); NNL Editor (1973-74); National Secretary (1964-71, 1978-80).

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Donald Fernie

(1933-) DDO Director (1978-88); Society President (1974-76).

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Alan Batten

(1933-) DAO astronomer (1959-91); Society President (1976-78); JRASC Editor (1980-88).

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John Kennedy

(1916-1999) Associate professor of physics at the University of New Brunswick and later the University of Saskatchewan. Society Secretary (1958-64) and President (1968-70). Received a Service Award in 1970.

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Arthur Covington

(1913-2001) Canada's first radio astronomer; RASC Honorary President (1986-89).

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Kenneth Wright

(1911-2002) DAO Director (-1976) and Society President (1964-66).

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Raymond Auclair

(1952-) A longtime unattached member of the Society, and organizer of the 1989 General Assembly.

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Franklin Loehde

(1936-) A longtime Edmonton Centre member and Society President (1982-84).

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John Percy

(1941-) A longtime professor of Astronomy at U of T Erindale, well known for his work in variable stars and astronomy education. Society President (1978-80), and Observer's Handbook editor (1971-81). Recipient of the RASC Gold Medal in 1962 and Service Award in 1977.

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