2012 Memorial Tribute Page

This year in 2012, the FDFA lost several key industry stakeholders and founding fathers of the Canadian land border duty free industry. The FDFA recognizes their outstanding contribution to our industry.


Jone Foster
Peninsula Duty Free

1952 - 2012

george slipp

George Slipp
Peace Bridge Duty Free

1933 - 2012


Lori Watson
Pernod Ricard Americas 
Travel Retail

1959 - 2012

During the Gala at the 2012 Convention we featured those we have lost in a Memorial Video. 
Please see some of the photos from representatives that spoke on their behalf during the Gala on November 14, 2012.

Chris FosterChris Foster

Jim PearceJim Pearce

Sherri GidneySherri Gidney

David Christie

Lani Montoya

Lani Montoya & David Christie

If you would like a copy of the Memorial Video that was played at the Gala, please contact
Allison Boucher at aboucher@fdfa.ca