Lawrence Murphy sadly passed away on September 20. He was Commodore of Canoe Kayak Canada in 1969 when it was the Canadian Canoe Association. He was active with the Mic Mac Amateur Aquatic Club since he was young and served as secretary, treasurer, vice president and president. He was a member of the famous Crew ‘56 that won the John W. Black Trophy, the first year Nova Scotia competed at National Championships. Canoe Kayak Canada extends its condolences to Murphy’s family and friends.