Beryl Gaffney (born April 1, 1930) is a former Canadian politician and public servant. She served as a city councillor in Nepean, Ontario from 1978 to 1988 serving concurrently on the council of the Regional Municipality of Ottawa-Carleton.
Born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, she was elected to the Canadian House of Commons as the Liberal MP for Nepean in the 1988 federal election and was re-elected in 1993 and served as chair of the Standing Committee on Human Rights of Persons with Disabilities from 1993 to 1996. During this period she was diagnosed with a brain tumour and, after successful surgery, was able to return to the House of Commons to resume her valuable contribution to health issues. She did not run for re-election in 1997.
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