1984, Bill and Rusty Reid (Many Sports)

billrustyreidBill and Rusty Reid were inducted to the Hall of Fame for over 30 years of participation and organizing skiing and softball in the Yukon.

In 1958 both Bill and Rusty became active members of the Whitehorse Ski Club and remained activee for 29 years. Bill served on the executive of the club for 14 years and volunteered many hours to build the Heckel Hill Chalet and tow facilities, the Mt. McIntyre Chalet, organize the Nancy Green Alpine Ski League for Juniors and work as a tow operator, hill packer, race chair, timer and gate watcher. While Bill was busy volunteering, Rusty competed. Apart from being active with the ski club, the Reids were also active members of the Yukon Ski Division. Bill was the Yukon Ski Division President for ten years, director of the Canada Ski Association for five years and worked on the organization committee for the 1981 World Cup.

In addition to skiing, the Reids spent several years involved with softball. Rusty played Women’s Softball from 1951 to 1981, was selected for the all-star team several consecutive years and played at several Canada Games and Canadian Championships. Bill remained active with the Women’s Softball League for 20 years as a manager of teams.

Both were founding members of the Yukon Sports Federation (now Sport Yukon) and served on the board of directors several times.