Lorne MacDougall

Cape Breton Post - - WEEKEND -

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

Home: 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.

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