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Celebration of Life service for Cecil Smith

Athletics Ontario

Celebration of Life service for Cecil Smith

A “Celebration of Life” Ceremony, for Cecil Smith, former Executive Director of Ontario Track & Field Association (now Athletics Ontario) will be held on Saturday April 29 from 4-6pm at Variety Village, located at 3701 Danforth Avenue, Scarborough, ON M1N 2G2.

Cecil passed away on Friday December 2, 2016. He was the publisher of Athletics Magazine and numerous National Statistical annuals. Born in 1936, Cecil Smith arrived in Canada in the 1970’s and began his involvement with Ontario as a volunteer coach with the Toronto Striders. He also got involved in the administrative side of the sport, initially as the Chairman of the Ontario Coaches Association and later he was appointed Executive Director of the OTFA – a position he retained until retiring 25 years later. Cecil was inducted into the Athletics Ontario Hall of Fame in 2010.

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