Former Alliston Mayor Oakla Gray Has Died

Served on Alliston Council for 22 years

Flags are at half mast in New Tecumseth in honour of former councillor Oakla Gray who died Thursday, a week before his 89th birthday. Gray served as Reeve, Deputy-Reeve and Councillor before becoming Mayor of Alliston in 1974 – a post he held until 1985.  Gray was instrumental is getting Honda to Alliston for its first Canadian Assembly Plant. He also owned his own business – Gray’s Grocery – for 27 years. Visitation will be held at Drury Funeral Centre, 519 Victoria St. E. Alliston on Wednesday, September 28, 2016 from 2 – 4 & 7 – 9 p.m. Funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, September 29, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Memorial donations to Stevenson Memorial Hospital Foundation would be appreciated.


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