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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

1972-1974

 

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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