BRANDON, John “The Light”

Photo by: Canadian Coast Guard

Published on: Mar 28, 2005


John Louis Brandon “The Light” who at one time was the Chief Keeper at the Michipicoten Island Lighthouse, passed away February 25, 2005. Louie The Light stayed on as Chief Keeper for 20 years and happened to be on duty the night the Edmund Fitzgerald went down (November 10, 1975). Janis Leering of the Midland Mirror writes a touching article which can be found here.

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