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Remembering Harry Steele, 1929‑2022: inspired leadership, innovation and success

Posted by Office of Advancement on January 31, 2022 in Community Highlights

Dalhousie lost a close friend and community member on Friday, Jan. 28, 2022, when entrepreneur Harry Steele, 92, died.

An Atlantic Canadian icon hailing from Newfoundland, Harry built an empire from humble beginnings. He served in the navy, rising to the rank of lieutenant-commander of the base in Gander, and attended Memorial University of Newfoundland, remaining passionate about education throughout his remarkable business career.

Read more about Harry's life and legacy.