Lorne MacDougall is a member of the Hospice Palliative Care Society of Cape Breton County’s board of directors and chair of its patient family support committee. Thanks to the generosity of donors and volunteers, the society provides comfort and care to families when they are needed most. For more information, visit http://hospicecapebreton.org/.
How long have you been involved in the hospice society? Seven years
Why is the hospice society important
to you? Having had three family members under the hospice palliative care service, I have witnessed first-hand the dedicated compassionate care the society members provided.
Age: 65 Occupation: Retired physical education teacher Family: Partner Louise, daughter Holly, son-in-law Matt and grandson Owen. Birthplace: Sydney
Pets: None Nickname: None First job: Packing flyers at Cape Breton Post. What talent would you most like to have: To play an instrument. Coffee or tea: Neither, milk.
What is your favourite food: Anything that is not spicy. Favourite movie: Not a movie buff. Favourite music: Easy listening or country. Favourite books: Sports magazines. Pet peeve: People parking in no parking zones. What is something you like to do in your leisure time: Play golf.
Favourite motto or expression: Have fun and do it while you can. What traits in people do you admire most: Honesty and friendliness.
Favourite thing about Cape Breton: The people. Favourite place to travel in Cape Breton: The Trail. Favourite place to travel outside of Cape Breton: Down South.