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Also nicknamed “Mr. Track & Field” LeRoy passed away earlier in 2019. A nationally ranked athlete in sprints & jumps, who blossomed into community, regional and national officiating, organizing and administration over a fifty-year involvement in track & field. Demonstrated quiet and efficient leadership as ANB President (NBTFA at the time) from 1984-87 and remained a long time Board member of both ANB and Athletics Canada. He officiated (mostly throws) at; 1967 Pan Am Games (Winnipeg), Montreal Olympics of 1976; 1978 and 1986 Commonwealth Games (Edmonton and Edinburgh, Scotland); Judged at:, 1979 World Cup, Montreal; International Technical Official for Pan Am Games and 1996 Olympics (Atlanta); Canadian Team Chef-de-Mission, 1987 World University Games/FISU (Yugoslavia). He also coached well fellow inductee in Paralympian Hal Merrill from 1996-2000. He was also instrumental in the development of the NB Legion program as well as oversaw the building of critical facilities and hosting of Nationals in Oromocto. Countless hours of dedication and volunteering to provide leadership & direction to all aspects of the New Brunswick Track and Field Community.