On Wednesday, April 19, 2017, surrounded by family, Gladys McPherson walked with the Lord to meet her parents, brother, and sisters.
She was born on Aug. 26, 1949 in Fort Frances, Ont. to John and Clara McPherson.
She grew up in Couchiching First Nation, Ont. and later taught in Fort Albany, Ont. as a young woman. When she returned to Couchiching First Nation, she worked as band manager before joining the staff of St. Michael's School.