Herb Capozzi
Herb
Capozzi

Born
Apr 24, 1925
Age
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Club
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Birthplace
Kelowna, CAN
Height
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School(s)
University of British Columbia
Where they grew up
Kelowna, CAN

Bio

Herb Capozzi

Harold Peter Capozzi... he was 86 years old when he passed away on 21 November 2011 in Kelowna, BC (his funeral was held at Charles Garnier Catholic Church)... earned Bachelor of Arts (social sciences) from the University of British Columbia in 1947... also earned a degree in commerce from the University of British Columbia... accepted a Rotary International Scholarship to study at the University of Perugia for two years... was co-founder of Keg Restaurants... was instrumental in bringing McDonald’s Restaurants to Canada... served as a director for EXPO 86... he received the Order of British Columbia in 2008... per his request, his epitaph reads “the rumours of my death are highly exaggerated”...

said Nelson Skalbania, Herb Capozzi was “a multi-talented great Canadian”... wrote Jim Kearney in 1967, “he is addicted to running things, making big plans and generally being a mover and shaker”... said Bob Lenarduzzi in 2007, “he had a real presence and a real way about him. Hearing him speak at a number of functions, I don’t think anyone every wanted to follow him because he was just that good”...

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