Arthur Outstanding Citizen Myrna Hutchison

Myrna Hutchison, Arthur Outstanding Citizen 2014 Photo by Campbell Cork

A woman who turned tragedy into triumph is the new Arthur Outstanding Citizen.

Myrna Hutchison, whose son Steven, a first year university student, took his own life in 2012, has become an activist for raising awareness regarding mental health issues.

Among other things she has spearheaded a program for placing help messages on signs posted in arenas in Mount Forest and Arthur.