Senior public relations practitioner Roger Young passed away August 21. Most recently the Marketing & Communications Director at BC Safety Authority until his retirement five years ago, Roger was a long-time member of CPRS-Vancouver and served on the board in many capacities in the 1980s and 1990s. A native of Edmonton, Roger worked in the media in the early years of his career before transitioning into public relations, holding communications positions in Prince George and Vancouver with a number of organizations.
According to an obituary published in The Vancouver Sun, Roger leaves his wife Cynthia, sons Richard, Stephen, James and Robert and a daughter Samantha, as well as six grandchildren.
Read Roger's obituary here.