Mary Copp (1927-2018)

We are deeply saddened to share that Mary Copp passed away on March 10th, 2018 in Elora, after a brief illness. Mary is survived by her children Andrew (Irene) and their children Jon and Alex; Catherine (David); and Leslie (Christopher) and their children Emily and Peter.  She grew up in Minnesota, the daughter of Leslie and Isabel Lugsdin, and was predeceased by her sister Suzy Harris.

A funeral service will be held in April and details will be available shortly through the Giddy’s Funeral Home website. where a full obituary can be found. 

Should you wish to honour Mary’s memory please consider a donation to either the Elora Cataract Trailway – enjoyed by Mary and David for many years, donations made through the Grand River Conservation Authority  or the CNIB at

Madclub Member & Site Database Update

We are asking ALL MEMBERS to please take a few moments to provide up-to-date contact information to the Club.  After identifying yourself and the Site with which you are affiliated, we ask that you also please answer a few additional questions that are vital for this years Summer Activities and the Cottage Tree Project.  The identification of the sole, official 'Site Member' for your site is critical for our records -- we are hoping to obtain an email address for all 'Site Member' communication.  If we receive multiple designated 'Site Members' for your cottage, we will reach out for clarification.

Here is a link to the Update Form 

Madclub Director Update

On behalf of the Membership, the Board is very pleased to let you know that the slate for new directors for 2018-2019 is rapidly being filled.  We do encourage further interested parties  to come forward as the board would like to know who is interested as board directors step down over the next couple of years.
Please direct your interest to Andrea Proctor if a volunteer director position is one you would consider in the future.  Board members are expected to serve a minimum of two years but naturally you are welcome to stay longer.

David Fletcher Evans (July 19, 1949 to Jan. 18, 2018)

David passed on Thursday after a long battle with pancreatic cancer.  A celebration of David's life will take place Thursday, Jan. 25, 1 p.m., at Robertson-Wesley United Church, 10209 123 St., Edmonton Alberta.   In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to Doctors Without Borders.  Gentlemen, please wear a bow tie if you have one.

A full obituary can be found at: