1889–1973
Mary Susanne Edgar

May 23, 1889, Sund­ridge, On­ta­rio, Ca­na­da.

Sep­tem­ber 17, 1973, To­ron­to, Ca­na­da.

Strong Ce­me­te­ry, Sund­ridge, On­ta­rio, Ca­na­da.

Mary was the daugh­ter of Jo­seph Ed­gar and Ma­ry Lit­tle.

She at­tend­ed Ha­ve­rgal Col­lege, the Un­i­ver­si­ty of On­tar­io, and the Na­tion­al Train­ing School of the Young Wo­men’s Chris­tian As­so­ci­a­tion (YWCA) in New York Ci­ty.

From 1922–56, she ran a girls’ camp called Glen Ber­nard, on Lake Ber­nard, near Sund­ridge.

Her works in­clude:

  1. Ere This Day at Camp Be Done
  2. Every Girl Has a Quest to Make
  3. God, Who Touch­est Earth with Beau­ty (1925, 1939)
  4. God of the Na­tions of the Earth
  5. Now We Unite to Pledge a New Al­le­giance
  6. O God of All the Ma­ny Lands

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