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November 13, 2018

Born June 25, 1920, Ian Allan MacEachern (Cottages 32 and 41 at Bruce Beach) died peacefully in his sleep, Nov. 13, 2018, in his 98th year. Survived by his children, Dawn (David) Campbell, Brian (Evelina) MacEachern, Laurie (John) Hamilton, and RuthAnne (Bernard) MacEachern; his grandchildren, Lindsay (Randy) McMaster, Leslie (Jaime) Coulter, Shawn MacEachern and Kaitlyn MacEachern; and his great-grandchildren, Lauren McMaster, Ryan McMaster, Charlotte Coulter and Casey Coulter. Ian had a great love of Bruce Beach with many fond memories. He established the first "Men of the Trees" in Canada and planted more than 3,000 trees in Tout's Grove and the surrounding area. His father, Allan MacEachern, wrote the words for many of the Bruce Beach concerts, including "Bruce Beach Will Shine Tonight." Ian was the sole publisher of the first History of Bruce Beach book. There will be a private family celebration of his life in the spring of 2019.