Born in Ottawa and raised in Arnprior, Flora Ferguson married Ian Tripp and moved to London where Ian worked for many years as comptroller at Western University. Their children were born in London.
Flora Tripp was a vital member of London’s visual arts community and developed enduring friendships with many artists. With Ian, she avidly collected works by regional artists and generously supported cultural organizations in the city, notably McIntosh Gallery.
Van Brenk, Debra. “Art, Friends and Memories: The Flora and Ian Tripp collection.” Impact Western (Summer 2018), June 26, 2018. http://www.giving.westernu.ca/your-impact/publications/impact-western/summer-2018/art-friends-and-memories.html.