In Memory of Moiya Anne Wright
In 1962, Moiya helped start the tearoom at Mackenzie King Estate in Chelsea with the NCC, and which the Society ran for several years. She was also instrumental in the recognition of the gravesite of Queen’s Scarf of Honour holder, Pvt. Richard Thompson, at the Chelsea Pioneer Cemetery, and in the 1964 acquisition of the cemetery by the Society.
A true Chelsea pioneer in grassroots community engagement through the promotion of local history and culture, Moiya significantly contributed to the creation of some long lasting Gatineau Valley institutions and resources.
Her obituary can be read here:
More about some of Moiya's lifetime accomplishments can be found in the " The Way We Were articles".