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Mourning the passing of staff member Edgar Smith-FR and SJ

Author: myUNB News

Posted on Feb 19, 2018

Category: News and Notices

It is with sadness I must share with you the passing of staff member Edgar Smith, who passed away on Feb. 16 at the age of 60. Please join me in offering condolences to Edgar’s family and friends.

Edgar was a shift operator at the UNB Central Heating Plant on the Fredericton campus for 34 years. A member of the team since 1984, Edgar was a true leader. His mentorship was invaluable to his colleagues. 

Many will remember Edgar as a caring and kind-hearted man. He was always ready with a smile and a greeting and his authenticity made him beloved by the people who knew him. Those who work at the plant feel like a family, and Edgar was a major contributor to that atmosphere.

A funeral service will take place at the Geary Baptist Church on Tuesday at 2 p.m. Condolences can be made online.

Flags will be lowered on both the Fredericton and Saint John campuses on Tuesday in his honour.

Edgar will be deeply missed.



Eddy Campbell
President and Vice-Chancellor

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