Thursday, January 10, 2013

Fort Frances Councillor Dies

Sad news from the town of Fort Frances.

Councillor Sharon Tibbs has died.

The long-time councillor had recently taken a leave of absence and had been in hospital for undisclosed health reasons.

Tibbs had been a member of council on and off since 1993 and appointed the town's deputy mayor in six years ago.

A release from the town calls Tibbs' commitment and passion to the community exemplary and unwavering.

Flags at the Civic Centre are being lowered to half-staff in her honour.

Funeral arrangements are pending.