—WALTER M. DRAYCOTT, ONE OF THE LYNN VALLEY’S FIRST PIONEERS.
Passionate about the community, the World War I veteran made it his home for 73 years. He served as Justice of the Peace and local historian, conducted nature hikes for students and Boy Scouts, and was named Lynn Valley’s Good Citizen of the Year in 1974.
WALTER M. DRAYCOTT
PHOTOS COURTESY OF NORTH VANCOUVER MUSEUM AND ARCHIVES
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