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Flags at Half-mast in Honour of Dave Kirschner

(Fort McMurray, AB – May 29, 2017) – In memory of former councillor and long-time resident, Dave Kirschner, who has passed away, flags at all municipal buildings are being flown at half-mast until sunset on the day of the memorial service.

“I am deeply saddened to learn of the passing of long-time resident and former Ward 1 councillor Dave Kirschner,” said Mayor Melissa Blake. “For 35 years, Dave actively contributed to Fort McMurray life and was committed to building a better city for all residents. He was a natural leader who served tirelessly as a volunteer and coach and was the key player behind countless community events. His long list of achievements includes helping found the local food bank and the city’s first homeless shelter. He was also a vocal advocate for the city’s first continuing care centre. I extend heartfelt condolences to his wife, Iris, their children, grandchildren, family and friends. Dave will be missed.”

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