Margaret Lyons

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Margaret Lyons

Born(1923-11-21)November 21, 1923
DiedOctober 5, 2019(2019-10-05) (aged 95)
Other namesKeiko Margaret Inouye
Alma materMcMaster University
OccupationRadio executive
AwardsOrder of Canada

Margaret Lyons CM (November 21, 1923 – October 5, 2019), born Keiko Margaret Inouye, was the first female vice president of the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). She was known for her role in the CBC's "Radio Revolution". Lyons was designated a Member of the Order of Canada in 2010 for her work in broadcasting.

Lyons died from medically assisted death in Toronto on October 5, 2019, at the age of 95.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Houpt, Simon (11 October 2019). "Margaret Lyons, 95, was an influential executive who sparked CBC's Radio Revolution". The Globe and Mail. Archived from the original on 15 October 2019. Retrieved 14 October 2019.