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Rankin, John Morris b. April 28, 1959 d. January 16, 2000 Celtic Musician. A native of Mabou, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada, Rankin along with his siblings, Heather, Cookie, Jimmy, and Raylene, made up the popular Canadian Celtic musical group, 'The Rankin Family.' The Rankin children could play music instruments from an early age including the piano, guitar, and fiddle, among others. In 1989 the group formed professionally in Mabou, Nova Scotia, Canada, and released there debut album, and then traveled throughout Eastern Canada. The group who's...[Read More] (Bio by: K) Saint Marys Roman Catholic Cemetery, Mabou, Inverness County, Nova Scotia, Canada
Rankin, Raylene b. September 15, 1960 d. September 30, 2012 Singer. She shall be remembered as a key member of the award winning Celtic ensemble The Rankin Family. The fifth child in a family of 12, she was raised in Mabou, Nova Scotia, and started singing with her siblings during the 1970s. Raylene went on to finish her education, graduating from St. Francis Xavier University in 1982 and from Dalehousie Law School in 1987, and was admitted to the Bar but as the Rankin Family gained popularity in the late 1980s she became a lead vocalist and regular...[Read More] (Bio by: Bob Hufford) Saint Marys Roman Catholic Cemetery, Mabou, Inverness County, Nova Scotia, Canada