Tagged With: Bagpipers

Duncan (Picket) McDonald

2006 Jun

Duncan W. McDonald, the son of Hugh Allan McDonald and Catherine MacLeod, was born on January 8, 1906 in Glen Sanfield. He married Mary Marcella McDonell, daughter of Angus A. (Sandy) & Margaret (Weir) McDonell and had three children, Theresa, Margaret and Daniel. As with many Glengarrians, Duncan’s roots go back to Scotland; his grandfather, […]

Connie (Kippen) Blaney

2005 Jun

For over 50 years, piping in Glengarry and Connie Kippen Blaney have been synonymous. As a piper, teacher and executive in many piping organizations she has been a leader in the promotion and conservation of Celtic Music. Connie has spent most of her life in Maxville, Ontario where she attended both Public School and High […]

John T. MacKenzie

2004 Jun

Major John T. MacKenzie was born in Edinburgh, Scotland and received his early education and piping instruction at the Queen Victoria Military School in Dunblane. Prior to the outbreak of war in 1939, he joined the Scots Guards and served throughout the campaign. He became P/M of the Scots Guards and Piper to the Royal […]