Originally published in the Owen Sound Sun Times, October 27, 2008.
Cy Lemon will be fondly remembered by many people for the 35 years he spent as a school teacher in Owen Sound and Meaford.
His competitive lacrosse career spanned about the same length of time, and he’ll be equally remembered for his love of that and many other sports.
Mr. Lemon, a member of the Owen Sound Sports Hall of Fame and of the Ontario and Canadian Lacrosse Halls of Fame, died on Friday at the Owen Sound hospital after suffering a heart attack. He was 78.
“He was a lot of fun, and he taught a lot of life lessons as a teacher and as a coach,” his son Brian said in an interview. “He had his own personality and his own style of how he would do things, and he treated everyone fairly.” Continue reading