Hon. Nancy Guptill Death – Dead | Obituary – Passed Away
Nancy Guptill Death – Dead: A great loss was made known to InsideEko. As friends and families of the deceased are mourning the passing of their loved and cherished Nancy Guptill.
“I was saddened to learn of Nancy Guptill’s passing yesterday,” said a statement from P.E.I. Premier Dennis King. “I have always admired her deep sense of community, love of family and commitment to empowering Islanders, especially women, to become leaders.”
In this sorrowful time, I would like to extend my heartfelt condolences as Minister Responsible for the Status of Women to Nancy Guptill’s family. Nancy Guptill was an integral part of our political landscape for almost three decades. Her role as Speaker of the Legislative Assembly of PEI earned her a place in history as one of PEI’s Famous Five (peifamousfive.ca). Her vibrant personality will be missed but never forgotten.
COVID-19 has posed some challenges, but we are planning a book launch about PEI’s Famous Five in October for Women’s History Month. We will ensure we both find a way to celebrate the book and acknowledge the sadness of Nancy’s passing during the event.
Former politician Nancy Guptill passed away
Nancy Guptill, politician from 1987 to 2000 passed away on Monday, August 24 She served as Minister of Tourism and also as Minister of Labor in addition to being responsible for the status of women. She was appointed in 1993, President of the House, which cemented her place in the history of PEI, especially among the group ′′ Famous Five “. In her years As a politician, she accompanied her colleague Léonce Bernard on various issues of the Acadian and Francophone community of PEI.
We offer our sincere sympathies to his family.
The City of Summerside and the Province of Prince Edward Island have experienced another great loss in the death of Nancy Guptill.
Culture Summerside extends its sympathy to her family and friends. We had the great pleasure of working with her in 2018 in the creating of the play, To the Power of Five, which marked the 25th anniversary of five Island women making Canadian and Island political history.
Nancy Guptill was a female pioneer in municipal and provincial politics. She understood the importance of women taking their place on the political stage so that a more inclusive and socially just society can be built. She believed in representing “her people” regardless of their political leaning, and she wasn’t scared to take a stand for the good of an individual or a cause. She saw people.
She positively influenced many and her legacy is strong.
My deepest sympathy to Nancy Beth Guptill Peggy Guptill Malone and family today. I had the pleasure of meeting Mrs Guptill and I had nothing but admiration for her. She my have left this material world by she lives on in our hearts. She has left a wonderful legacy for her family and future generations of young ladies in political and community interests to follow
I was saddened to learn of Nancy Guptill’s passing yesterday. I have always admired her deep sense of community, love of family and commitment to empowering Islanders, especially women, to become leaders.
Nancy was always a fierce advocate for her adopted home community of Summerside during her years of public service. She was a leader, a trailblazer and an inspiration to so many Islanders. More importantly, she was a devoted mother and grandmother who will be forever missed by her loved ones and her friends.
My condolences are with her loved ones during this difficult time
Nancy Guptill is a well-known name throughout our province. She was a kind and remarkable Islander who loved her family and community. During her political career, she served as the Minister responsible for Tourism, Labour and the Status of Women. She was appointed to Speaker and was a part of the Famous Five that remains unique to this day.
I had the delight of interacting with Nancy on countless occasions and her love of PEI was always apparent. On behalf of the PEI Liberal Opposition and the PEI Liberals, I offer condolences to Nancy’s family and friends.
Basil Stewart I have received the sad news this evening that the Hon. Nancy Guptill had passed away . She was a former Councillor , Summerside MLA, Cabinet Minister , and Speaker of the Prince Edward Island Legislature .I served with former Councillor Guptill for a number of years .She worked very hard as a Councillor as well as an MLA and Cabinet Minister for Summerside. On behalf of City Council and the citizens of Summerside, we pass on our condolences to all members of the Guptill Family. Out of respect we will be lowering the flags at City Hall in honor of the Late Hon Nancy Guptill. May she rest in peace.
Mayor Basil Stewart
We are still working on getting more details about the death, as a family statement on the death is yet to be released.