Long-time Member of CPRS-Vancouver Passes Away

Photo 1 4F9c70f2161f803d84wmlt59b9be 20160916Senior 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.

Archive

2017

2016

2015

2014

2013

2012