Doug Currie

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Doug Currie, circa 2018

Douglas John "Doug" Currie, born (1943-09-21) 21 September 1943 (age 76), is a retired high school guidance counsellor from Fort Frances, Ontario.

Early life

Doug was born in Winnipeg on 21 September 1943 as the middle child to Jack and Lucy Currie.

When he was 10, he moved with his family in 1954 to Port Arthur. His family lived on 50 McKibbin Avenue from 1954 until about 1961 when he left for university. He attended Port Arthur Collegiate Institute (PACI) for high school and played on their winning football team.

He attended Waterloo Lutheran University (WLU) around 1961.


Doug was a high school guidance councillor in Fort Frances for many years before his retirement around the turn of the century.


Doug has been a passionate golfer for decades. A lower back disc injury in the early 2000s limited his activity for some time.

Doug also enjoys watching CFL football as a fan of the Winnipeg Blue Bombers, and has attended many annual curling Bryers as an enthusiastic audience member.

Marriage and family

According to his daughter-in-law Jasmine, Doug was already inebriated on the first night he came to court Loraine (born 12 September 1943) to pick her up on their first date.

1020 Williams Avenue, Fort Frances, Ontario

Despite this inauspicious beginning, they married, sometime before 1968. They moved to Fort Frances and built a house they still live in today, at 1020 Williams Avenue.

Doug and Loraine have children:

He also has four grandchildren:

From left: Abbey, Madelyn, Jackson, Grady, circa 2015

Doug is the eponym of his grandson Grady's middle name.


Michael Currie

Bill Currie email discussion with Michael Currie in 2018

In-person discussion with Jasmine Currie on 3 March 2019.