Dunham deaf boy

9 Aug 2018
Company: Ladan Sahraei
Country: CANADA
Section: SPORT & DISABILITY
Discipline: Various Sports
Year: 2017 / 2018
Director: Ladan Sahraei
Editing: Eric Sanderson
Actors: Ronald Fee, Peggy Fee
Photos: Eric Sanderson
Voice Off: Trevor Lejenhorst, Deloris Piper
Producer: Ladan Sahraei
Time: 50 min

 

Synopisis

 

Patrick and Margaret Fee immigrated to Montreal from Farmaugh County, Ireland in 1925 settling in small town in Quebec. They. Ronald was 11th out of 12 siblings. He was sent to Mackay School for the deaf at age of 7 and he left at age of 16 to help father to run the farm. Then he joined the community hockey. He withdrawed to work as furniture polisher for Vilas Industries Ltd he moved on to play fastball for Vilas team for two years. He tried with Brome Missisquoi Bombers football in 1959 as defensive end. Ronald was invited to try out at football camp in Granby for Montreal Alouettes. He visited to West Coast with his pals from Mackay in 1960 where he met his future wife, Peggy Brooker and they settled in Vancouver. They celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary last June 26, 2014 with 220 guests.