1980s

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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Lloyd Higgs

(1937-) Radio astronomer, JRASC Editor (1976-80), Society President (1988-90).

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Ray Thompson

(1923-) An accomplished observer and member of the Toronto Centre; recipient of the Chant Medal in 1967.

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Jack Locke

(1921-2010) Radio astronomer and President of the Society (1972-74).

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Isabel Williamson

(1907-2000) An active member of the Montreal Centre and the driving force behind the observing programs there from the 1940s through the 1960s.

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