Doreen Wicks

Nurse, Deceased Person

1935 – 2004

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Who was Doreen Wicks?

Doreen Wicks, CM, OOnt was a Canadian nurse, humanitarian and Citizenship Judge. Her husband was the cartoonist Ben Wicks.

Born as Doreen Mary Curtis in Bristol, England, she moved to Canada with her husband in 1957, settling in Calgary. In 1982, she founded Global Ed-Med Supplies Inc. or Gems of Hope, a Canadian charity helping marginalized women in developing countries, and was the Executive Director. In 1989, the charity donated a series of medical shipments to Human Concern International's branch in Peshawar, following a plea by Ahmed Khadr.

In 1997, she was appointed a Citizenship Judge, and reappointed in 1998.

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Born
1935
Nationality
  • Canada
Profession
Lived in
  • Bristol
  • Calgary
Died
Mar 1, 2004

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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