Firefighters curling champ remembered for larger-than-life personality (Guardian)

(by Steve Sharratt)

MONTAGUE — He was known as the high school principal here for decades, but Alan Hubley brought more life to this region than most during his 40-year stay in eastern P.E.I.’s largest town.


Photo: Alan Hubley

The gregarious, linebacker-sized man with a larger than life personality, died at the Prince County Hospital on Monday surrounded by his family. He was 71 years of age.

He became a 27-year veteran with the Montague fire department (joining in 1975) and a member of the town team, with long-time friend Stephen Harper, Ken Campbell and Steve MacLean, that went 27-0 and won four straight P.E.I. firefighters’ championships from 1980 to 1983.

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