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Remember Crosbie Watler

Crosbie 1973

Crosbie 2006


What was your nickname at Priory?

"Goggles" or "Frizby"


When did you attend Priory



How did you locate the Priory website?

Heard from a friend


Who were your most memorable teachers?

Mr. Day--he made Shakespeare somehow accessible



Who were your best friends at Priory?

Dayton Hedges, Andrew Lee, Ian Kow, Wendy Sasso, Wendy Seiler  


Wendy Seiler, Ian Kow and Andrew Lee


Who are you in touch with today?

Only Wendy Sasso


Who would you like to track down?

Dayton Hedges


What was the wildest thing you ever did at Priory?

My wild years were not until university...


What memories/views do you have of Priory?

Hanging out under the trees after school or between classes with the guys--the one-lines were fast and funny. Track season and nipping Abduna Monamopata (aka Cyril Bailey) to win the 800m.

Cyril Bailey


Who was the craziest person during your time at Priory?

Carl Morgan, Bernard Turnbull


Carl Morgan and Bernard Turnbull


Where do you live and what do you do nowadays?

I live in the beautiful Cowichan Valley on Vancouver Island. Lived all across Canada, and this is where I'll stay. I did medical school at McMaster and now work as a general adult psychiatrist. My passion remains sprinting--I volunteer coach and compete at the Masters level.


Tell us about any significant others

Wife Helen of 25 years--three children: Hannah, 20; Liza, 17 and Evan, 14.

Crosbie and Helen

Liza, Hannah and Evan

What do you think of the Priory Website?

I love the old photos and seeing what people are up to after all these years


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Published on the Priory Website Sunday 17th December 2006

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