More than six decades

Clearwater man receives 60-year service pin from Legion

Maurice Wright receives a 60-year pin from Clearwater-Vavenby Legion vice-president Harry James (l) and president Calvin Lutz.

Wright, who served with the RCAF in World War Two, joined what was then known as the British Empire Service League in 1951 in Kelowna.

He was president of the New Denver branch for 14 years, as well as being the mayor of Silverton. Wright turned 98 in March.