Straight, Lee

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Straight, Lee

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        Lee Straight was born in 1915 and passed away in 2004. He spent much of his career as an outdoors journalist for the Vancouver Sun. Born and raised in Vancouver, Straight was an avid, award-winning angler and hunter. His passion for outdoors activities led to his life-long commitment to the conservation of BCs natural environment. As a writer and activist, Straight worked closely with other anglers and outdoors enthusiasts to protest against irresponsible logging and resource practices. In the course of this work, Straight developed a long-term relationship with the famous Vancouver Island angler and writer Roderick Haig-Brown.


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