[TUHS] Fred Grampp

Clem Cole clemc at ccc.com
Fri Mar 12 09:42:54 AEST 2021


On Thu, Mar 11, 2021 at 6:36 PM Norman Wilson <norman at oclsc.org> wrote:

> As I remember it, the Facilities folks were so upset about
> someone painting stuff on Their Water Tower that a complaint
> went to Vic Vyssotsky, then Executive Director of Division
> 112 (one step up from Sandy Fraser, who was Director of 1127).
> The story was that Vic and/or Sandy told them that there were
> 60 people in the research centre and no way to tell who did it.
> Word was then quietly passed to certain people--Vic and Sandy
> in fact knew exactly who--that things were getting out of hand,
> please lay off the Peter-face pranking for a while.
> I tried to start a rumour that Vic did the painting, but it
> never took off.  I hope Vic at least heard it.  He'd have
> enjoyed the rumour, surely laughed at the prank while knowing
> he'd have to calm things down, and 20 years earlier might well
> have been involved in something like that.
> It was Vic who, on learning I was a cyclist, urged me to try
> cycling on the newly-constructed but not yet open segment of
> interstate highway that ran behind the Labs.  He apparently
> had done so and found it lots of fun.  Alas, I never did.
> Norman Wilson
> Toronto ON
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