LILLIS, Mary Edith ‘Mel’


Last updated: July 26, 2017 at 15:02 pm

Pioneer in spearfishing and skin diving; founder of the Underwater Hunter Safety Corps; founder of the Midwest Diving Council; first female recipient of the NOGI Award (1963); NOGI Awards Director.

Honours and Awards:

Women Divers Hall of Fame (2000)
NOGI Award (Distinguished Service, 1994)
NOGI Award (Sports & Education, 1963)


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