Jack Farley

West Vancouver, British Columbia

He never played for the BC Lions but Jack Farley has the unique honour of having the Lions’ number 83 jersey retired in his name, a tribute to his exceptional service to the team. He was president of the BC Lions Football Club, the Canadian Football League and chairman of the BC Sports Hall of Fame and Museum where his leadership and drive were instrumental in fundraising for the facility now at BC Place. Over the years, Jack has been active in a variety of educational and cultural organizations, serving on the board of governors of Simon Fraser University, and as a Director of the Vancouver Opera Association. Jack Farley continues to give generously of his time and remains passionate about preserving the history of sport in BC.


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