Arthur Vincent "Blueberry" Doyle

Arthur Vincent "Blueberry" Doyle was a Prince Edward Island resident from the Mt. Stewart area. He worked for 30 years with the Island firm C.M. McLean where he worked diligently to establish national and worldwide export markets for blueberries, strawberries, and seed potatoes. His success in getting the commercial blueberry industries of Prince Edward Island and later Nova Scotia off the ground earned him the Governor General Award for his contributions to his country and community. Arthur was also a World War II veteran who served overseas.
Upon his retirement he kept busy with a multitude of volunteer projects such as tracking the evolution of Island industries in his spare time. Arthur Doyle died at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital on March 27th at the age of 87. He was predeceased by his wife Mary G. Doyle and was the father of 3 children, and had 6 grandchildren.