Don Stainsby was born in the late 20’s, and attended school in Vancouver. He enrolled at U.B.C. in the 40’s & 50’s, where he was very active the universities well known newspaper, The Ubyssey.
After U.B.C., Don wrote for all three of Vancouver’s newspapers, two papers in Victoria and then on to Montreal. He also wrote and published several history books.
He returned to the West coast and lived at Brunswick Beach from 1969 to 1981 on property owned by his parents, who started rowing up Howe Sound from Horseshoe Bay, in the early 1920’s. The Stainsby family owned four lots at Brunswick Beach, now numbered 45, 47, 49 & 51 (comprising of about ½ of the north road). as well, a home was owned at “M” creek, which was destroyed by the flooding of “M” creek. Nine people lost their lives in this disaster in the 1980’s.
Don died in 1981 leaving a wife and 7 children.
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