Sarah Simon


Sarah was born near Fort McPherson in 1901, and spent most of her young life in the community. After her mother Martha died in 1903, she was raised by her paternal grandmother Catherine Stewart. Her father Charlie Stewart,who worked as a Special Constable and interpreter for many years, became well known as the guide who led Corporal Dempster to find the Lost Patrol - the four Northwest Mounted Police who perished in 1911 trying to make their way to Dawson from Fort McPherson.