15 November, 2021
Edmonton, AB – It is our sad duty to inform you that Brother Jim Patterson, Business Representative and Organiser for IAM District 14 passed away tragically this past weekend.
Jim had an incident with the all-terrain vehicle (ATV) he was in. We will share more details as we have them.
“His family and his job were of great importance to him,” said Kevin Clark, Directing Business Representative of DL14 in Edmonton. “It is a tragic loss to our IAM Family and we will have to process this loss. I know his family is grieving and I ask that everyone give them the time and the space to deal with his loss. We will share more information as we have it and will help the family as much as they will allow.”
LL99 President, Wade Zenchyson was similarly thunderstruck. “I’m in complete disbelief. Jim was such a presence in our local, in our union and in our lives. It’s a huge loss,” he said.
Jim Patterson leaves behind a wife, a daughter and a son. Our thoughts are with them in this most difficult time.
We will share more details as we have them.
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