The Town of Olds installed a “legacy bench” in honour of Lester Woodroe Tribe at the Olds Aquatic Centre. (Photo contributed by TOWN OF OLDS)

Town of Olds honours Lester Tribe

The Town of Olds installed a legacy bench at the Aquatic Centre to honour a longtime resident who passed away in 2003.

Lester Woodroe Tribe (Oct. 17, 1921 – Nov. 11, 2003) was born and raised in Olds. He spent many years farming and raising cattle east of the town in the Lone Pine District.

Tribe donated $193,707.85 – the largest individual donation – to help fund the Olds Aquatic Centre.

After selling his farm and cattle, he relocated to Armstrong, B.C. for his retirement years.

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