FOCUS - DECEMBER 2015 31 A great read and perfect gift Pine Grove Cemetery Book Now Available Just in time for Christmas . . . The long awaited book on Pine Grove Cemetery is now available. Pine Grove Cemetery in Prince Albert is well known for the fact that a surprising number of this areas in- habitants has made a significant mark on Canadian life politicians industrialists sports personalities and entertainers. NHL All Star Goalie John Ross Roach is buried here as is Joel Aldred one of the founders of CTV. In an- other section of the cemetery we can find the grave of Hollywood movie star and entertainer Craig Russell. Sir James H. McBrien one-time head of the Canadian Armed Forces and later head of the RCMP has a moun- tain named after him in the North West Territories. He was born and raised here in Prince Albert and Port Perry and although buried in Ottawa he is remembered through his family here in Pine Grove Cemetery. The parents and other members of the family of Dr. H.A. Bruce the former Lieutenant Governor of Ontario are buried here. One of Bruces classmates at Port Perry High School was Edwin Campbell who later went on to become a director of Buick and later founded the Chevrolet Motor Company. He is remembered on the monument to his parents and siblings at the north end of the cemetery. Another fascinating aspect of this cemetery is the re- minder of murders missing persons unsolved crimes tragic accidents and passionate romances. These are explained in the accounts of the lives of those whose gravestones adorn this impressive and well-maintained cemetery. Pine Grove Cemetery the book gives detailed ac- counts of more than 80 lives and many are accompanied by illustrations. Financed and produced by the Lake Scugog Historical Society the book is written and researched by local his- torian Paul Arculus. The 70-page book is available through the Historical Society and Books Galore and More on Perry St. in Port Perry. The book is on sale at 10.00 per copy and all proceeds go to the Lake Scugog Historical Society. Hot off the presses Paul Arculuss much anticipated book is now available at Books Galore More. All proceeds go to the Lake Scugog Historical Society. This monument of Milton McDermott shows he died at the age of twenty-five. You can read his story on page 44 of Pauls book. What do Russell Craig Eadie and Hollywood film star Mae West have in common Answer on page 59 of his book.