VAN OSCH, Marianne

Author Tags: Forestry

As a retired teacher living in Forest Grove in the Cariboo, Marianne Van Osch has written for the 100 Mile Free Press and written a biography of a local pioneer, The Homesteader's Daughter (2006). As well, she was commissioned to write Spar Trees and Mammoth Tales (2003) for the family of Harold Gangloff who was born on an Ontario homestead near the Manitoba border. Upon moving to B.C., Gangloff worked as a skyline logger, gold dredger (in the Yukon), at an Ocean Falls sawmill and he was seriously injured during a mine cave-in at Mayo. His biography was republished via First Choice Books in 2008.

[BCBW 2008] "Forestry"