SSHoF logoEmily Farnham

Builder (1989)


Emily Farnham Emily got her name into the record book when she became the first woman to win a Canadian senior women's curling championship (1989) after winning the Canadian Women's Crown (1974). Not only did Emily play the game but she also helped out with several administrative duties. She has been a member of the Nutana Curling Club for 27 years, serving as president of the women's section in 1972-73, a member of the board of directors from 1971 to 1981 and the first woman president of the Nutana Club in 1978-79. She has also been involved at the provincial and national levels.

Emily was chairperson of the publicity committee of the Seagram Mixed Curling Championship when Saskatoon hosted the event in 1978. She held the same position on the Labatt Lite Classic from 1985 to 1989. In 1982, Emily was awarded the Sask Sport recognition award as an administrator in women's curling. Two years later the Canadian Ladies Curling Association presented her with the Appreciation Award for dedication and outstanding service to women's curling.

** Deceased