At the age of 84, Daisy Murphy received a Lifetime Membership at a special ceremony at the Bracebridge Villa. Daisy lived in Bracebridge since 1964, when her husband, York, was transferred here by the Bank of Nova Scotia.
She began to actively paint in 1947. Daisy introduced many people to Muskoka Arts & Crafts and was known for her wonderful garden parties where she brought together people from all sorts of varied backgrounds and shared her enthusiasm for the organization. As well as being an artist, Daisy was a champion badminton player and a keen golfer.