Allan John Gillis, born May 18, 1935, long-time resident of Johnstown and a staunch booster of the community, served as President of the South Edwardsburgh Recreation Association (SERA) from 1975 to 1980. He passed away on December 4, 2012 at age 77. On Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, just prior to the 40th anniversary celebration, a memorial was held for him at Johnstown’s Millennium Park, where a Blue Spruce tree was planted in his memory.
Allan John Gillis
Millennium Park occupies the northeast corner of County Road 16 and County Road 2 in Johnstown, Ontario. The Spruce tree stands in the northwest corner of the park.