From the Maitland Mercury report:
Mr Pyle has been a member of Maitland Repertory Theatre for almost 70 years and has held various positions including president, treasurer, actor, director, stage construction and management.
A foundation member of the Australian Clothing and Textiles Museum, Mr Pyle was also a period costume model for more than 50 years.
He has 70 years experience as a water divining demonstrator at Tocal open days and volunteers at the Homestead Visitors Centre.
Full article available at Maitland Mercury, June 13, 2016.