I was saddened to hear that Prince Philip passed away at the age of 99. He was a remarkable individual who had fond memories of Thunder Bay.
When I told him that my academic career began as a professor of engineering at Lakehead University he replied, “That’s where the two cities joined together. When I visited they had this fully little mayor (Walter Assef).”
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