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By Dwight Ford

Over 900 people came out on Wednesday to remember Ross H. MacLean at a memorial service at the Fort St. John Curling Club.  

Here is Mayor Bruce Lantz, with one of the many deserving tributes for Mr. MacLean.

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MacLean passed away last Friday at the age of 92.

Along with Braden Herron he helped start minor hockey in this city 55 years ago, and he was also a driving force behind the construction of the Kids Arena.

The Fort St. John Rotary RV Park in Charlie Lake is named in honour of the long time rotarian, and in a community tribute earlier this year, he was also chosen as the final torchbearer in the local Olympic Torch Relay.

Along with his children and grand-children, MacLean is survived by his wife Irene, to whom he was married for nearly 70 years.

Expressions of sympathy can be made to the Fort St. John Hospital Foundation.


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