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Nelson Doub Jr.

Doub: John Nelson Jr., a resident of Chatham, passed away peacefully at the L.H.S.C. Victoria Campus, London on Monday, October 13, 2014 at the age of 59. Born in St.Thomas, beloved son of Dorothy (Wilkins) Doub and the late Nelson Doub of Wardsville. John was a member of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Chatham, and was a Real Estate Broker in Chatham. He was an avid outdoorsman, and a member of the Elgin County Beagle Club. Loving father of Chris Doub of Wardsville, Jennifer Loveday of Chatham, Jackalynn Machado (Albertino) of Chatham, Jessica Doub (Aaron Kalp) of Melbourne. A very proud grandpa of Owen Doub, Brooklyn and Mitchell Loveday, Hewson and Claire Machado. Dear brother of Bradley Doub (Kathy) of Wardsville, Paul Doub (Janice) of Wardsville. Also survived by the mother of his children Brenda Doub of Newbury, son-in-law Scott Loveday of Chatham, and several nieces and nephews. – See more at:

http://www.badderfuneralhome.com/tribute/details/488/John_Nelson_Doub_Jr/obituary.html

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Crystal James, alumnus, wins the 50:50 jack pot.

Crystal James, GDHS 1995 – 1999, won the $1100 jackpot.  The other winner was the GDHS alumni scholarship funds.

Crystal owns Crystal’s Corner Cafe on Haggerty Road in Newbury.  She started in business when she was in Grade 3, helping out Judy Jones, a local entrepreneur.  In March 2009, Judy was ready to retire from her Newbury restaurant, and Crystal bought her out.

Crystal fondly remembers her GDHS years.  A highlight was working on a model of the Glencoe arena complex, finishing the project after exams when everyone else had disappeared.  She was the proud winner of the Communication and Technology Award in 1997.  Selected for a special class run by Mrs. DeVries in 1997, Crystal remembers learning life skills that helped her prepare for owning her own business.

Congratulations, Crystal!  Thank you for supporting the GDHS Scholarship Fund.

Crystal's Corner Cafe in Glencoe Fair Parade

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