Argyris Lacas died in Halifax, age one hundred (b. 1856 in Greece). He was a prominent member of a generation of Halifax Greeks, and a small-business owner for many years. He was also co-founder of the American Hellenic Educational Progressive Association in Halifax, and a constant presence at Pier 21 in Halifax, where he befriended and translated for many new Greek immigrants to Canada. He was also a founding member of the St. George Orthodox Church in Halifax.