Gaylord Treu was an American fighter jet pilot during the Cold War when his plane went down in Northern Ontario. Gaylord unfortunately did not survive the crash.

This week Bill and Ben talk to Gaylord’s son Denny and the impact his father had on him despite passing away when Denny was just 2 years old. Bill also shares how he found Denny after many months of searching.


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Production Credits:

Host: Backroads Bill Steer
Producer: Ben Sargent
Produced by Clark Communications

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It’s time to hit the backroads of Northern Ontario and beyond with Backroads Bill! Tune in every Wednesday to explore the history and beauty of Northern Ontario. Alongside host and producer Ben, Bill (who is the founder and the GM of the Canadian Ecology Centre) goes more in depth to the stories he has been […]

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