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Obituary for Rae Bruce Fleming

Fleming, Rae Bruce

May 17, 1944 – April 25, 2022

Local historian, author, and lecturer, Rae Bruce Fleming passed away in Lindsay April 25, 2022. Born to parents Victor and Myrtle (Mitchell) Fleming, Rae grew up and lived most of his life in Argyle. He authored several books of local history and biography, among them Eldon Connections: Portrait of a TownshipThe Railway King of Canada, Sir William Mackenzie, 1849-1923Gzowski: A Biography; and most recently edited and contributed to Looking for Old Victoria County and its sequel, More Surprising and Intriguing Things About Old Victoria County. A dedicated world traveller and swimmer, Rae was active in many historical societies and organizations including The Lindsay Canadian Club, The College Community Choir, as well as his book club and “coffee klatch.” Rae is predeceased by his parents and sister Helen (late George) Cameron. He is survived by his niece, Jane (Garry) Veale, great niece and nephews Joanna (Rob) Jeffery, John (Ashley) Veale, and Geoff Veale as well as five great great nieces. A service in celebration of his life will be held at a later date. To leave an on-line condolence, make a donation or share a photo or story please visit: