Remembering George “Butch” Downer
The Peterborough & District Sports Hall of Fame extend condolences to the family of George (Butch) Downer. Butch, an accomplished athlete, trainer of the Lakers and the Petes, and coach of a various teams passed away on June 25, 2015. His key accomplishments were in lacrosse, including winning 3 Mann Cups with the Peterborough Lakers and 3 Minto Cups with the James Gang Junior Lacrosse Team. He was also with the Petes when they went to the Memorial Cup in 1972.
Our thoughts are with Butch’s family at this time.