The Lung Association and Discovery Asthma Camp mourn the death of Board Member, Wilf Churchman
Today we mourn the death of Mr. Wilf Churchman, who joined The Lung Association family in 1949 as a Board Member of the former Saskatchewan Anti-Tuberculosis League.Â At that time the central activity of the organization was to combat the tuberculosis (TB) through the operation of sanatoria in
Mr. Churchman served as the President of the Board of Directors of the Saskatchewan Lung Association from 1977 “ 1988.Â Brian Graham, CEO of The Lung Association recalls that Mr. Churchman attended every board meeting and every meeting of every committee during his tenure as President.Â His exemplary contribution and example to The Lung Association is greatly respected and admired by The Lung Association family.Â Mr. Churchman also served for six years on the Board of the Canadian Lung Association.
In 1989 Mr. Churchman's contribution to The Lung Association was immortalized when the ACT “ Wilf Churchman Camp for Children with Asthma was named.Â Mr. Bob Ferguson, the current President of the Board of Directors comments that, Wilf and his wife, Jean, personally attended Asthma Camp annually to welcome the children.
Mr. Churchman received other prestigious awards for his distinguished service and leadership.Â He was presented with a Life Membership to The Lung Association in 1965.Â As well, in 1990 he received the Ken More Award, the Association's highest honour, for his contribution to respiratory health in
Mr. Churchman was a servant to the people of
It was an honour for The Lung Association that Wilf shared his life and expertise with us, adds Brian Graham.
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