Fred Gilbert passed away June 24, 2012 in his 89th year. Fred was born in Wiarton and operated Gilbert’s Shoes with his wife Jean. In 1975, he was one of the five founding members of Island View Drive and Area Ratepayers’ Association. Fred spent many active years in retirement. From his Island View Drive home he looked out over the blue waters of Colpoy’s Bay. This photo of July 13,1996 shows Fred enjoying himself at the IVDAARA picnic.