Oct 24, 1942 - Apr 6, 2013
Roger Burgon succumbed to a two-year battle with cancer on April 6th. He is survived by his wife Fran and daughters Stephanie (Leslie) and Meredith, granddaughter Amelie, and grandson Jamie.
Roger was licenced as Trustee in Bankruptcy and practiced as Receiver, Trustee and Corporate Restructuring Practitioner until his semi-retirement in 2005. He first practiced at Dunwoody, laterally as partner, and then as a partner at PricewaterhouseCoopers and finally as partner at Grant Thornton.
Roger sat on several committees as a volunteer with the Canadian Association of Insolvency and Restructuring Professionals (CAIRP), and was a past president of both his provincial insolvency association and of the Hollyburn Country Club. He was a candidate's official agent in two federal elections and was a Leadership Chair for the United Way campaign.
A memorial service to celebrate Roger's life will be held at 3:00 pm on Thursday, April 18th at the Hollyburn Country Club, 950 Cross Creek Road, West Vancouver, BC.
Donations to the Pender Island Health Care Society, at www.penderislandhealth.ca
, would be kindly appreciated in lieu of flowers.