Don Gutteridge

Don Gutteridge was born in Sarnia and raised in the nearby village of Point Edward. He taught High School English for seven years, later becoming a Professor in the Faculty of Education at Western University, where he is now Professor Emeritus. He was the author of more than seventy books: poetry, fiction and scholarly works in pedagogical theory and practice. He had published eighty books; twenty-two novels, including the twelve volume Marc Edwards mystery series, and forty seven books of poetry, one of which, Coppermine, was short­listed for the 1973 Governor General’s Award. In 1970 he won the UWO President’s Medal for the best periodical poem of that year, “Death at Quebec.”  

Don lived in London, Ontario.

September 30, 1937 – December 01, 2023