Glanville, Alice, 1920–2015

Glanville, Alice, 1920–2015

Alice Glanville
Alice Glanville

Alice was raised and educated in the Boundary Country. After attending Vancouver Normal School she began teaching at Brown Creek in 1939. She retired from teaching at Grand Forks in 1980. There Alice and her husband Jim were active members of the Boundary Historical Society. In 1987 they authored Grand Forks, the First 100 Years. In 1991 Alice published Schools of the Boundary. She contributed to the society’s publication of Boundary Historical Reports. Her involvement in the BC Historical Federation led to her election as president from 1994 to 1996 and her selection as Honorary President from 2000 to 2001. She enjoyed attending federation conferences right up to Kamloops in 2013. Over the years Alice hosted visiting federation members and assisted them with research. Now historians of British Columbia join the family in celebrating Alice Glanville’s life and contributions.

Obituary in Grand Forks Gazette

Article in Boundary Creek Times