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Northcott Fund

Ruth Northcott Memorial Fund

The Ruth Northcott Memorial Fund was established in 1970 in memory of Ruth Northcott. The fund helps to finance the annual Ruth Northcott Memorial Lecture and the following education-related purposes:

Ruth Northcott
  • The improvement and extension of the publications of the Society
  • The improvement and extension of the library and visual aids of the Society for the benefit of the members of the Society and the many publics served by the Society
  • The fostering of communication and interchange among the members of the Society, thus enhancing members' skills and abilities
  • Assistance in providing accommodation for the Society's education and public outreach undertakings
  • Such other purposes as would generally fall within Professor Northcott's wish to further the study of, and appreciation for, astronomy in Canada by all Canadians.


Thank You - Donors 2013
Gary Bunclark
Dr C M Clement
Garuin Cooper
Kathleen Elizabeth Cripps
Ron Forth, IV
Robert V. Hansen
Sandra Innanen
Gerry Iannuccilli, Jr.
Shawn Lee
Neil L Maxwell
E Ronald Niblett
Samuel J Richter
Colin Scarfe
Vernon Schmid
Brian Scorthorne