The Regional District of Kootenay Boundary has lowered flags to half-mast at its Trail and Grand Forks offices to honour Ed Conroy who died Friday, June 26.
He served as the MLA for Rossland-Trail from 1991 to 2001.
“On behalf of the RDKB Board of Directors I want to express our condolences to Katrine Conroy, our provincial MLA for Kootenay West and Minister of Children and Family Development, and to her family.,” said Diane Langman, RDKB Board Chair.
"Not only has our region lost a community leader, a family has lost a husband, father and grandfather and this loss resonates with each of us as politicians, public servants and people who treasure our spouses, families and friends
The RDKB periodically lowers its flags to half-mast to honour a sitting member of the Legislative Assembly of British Columbia or a past sitting member of the local riding who has died.