Sylvain Fillion died helping to save Elizabeth Patry from drowning, Ste. Rose du Nord, Quebec, August 13, 1978. When Elizabeth, 3, fell from a raft into deep water in Lake St. Germain, Pillion, 22, college student, jumped off the raft and attempted to aid her but was forced under several times because of her struggles. Her father then swam to Elizabeth. While her father was taking Elizabeth to the raft, Fillion sank and drowned.
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