Trites, Evan A. ‘Ev’
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The curling world was saddened in May of 1984 with the sudden passing of Mr. Evan Trites. For nearly 40 years, Ev Trites was known throughout New Brunswick for his outstanding contribution to the building of the sport of curling. He is the only man in the history of the CCA to hold the position of national chairman of two different championships (Canadian Mixed for five years and National Seniors, for years). Ev’s work didn’t end with curling; he was also involved as a player and executive with a baseball, softball, bowling, golf and lawn bowling. Cumulatively, he was a director and president of four curling clubs, four golf clubs and 14 associations.