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Statement from the Mayor

Former Councillor Frank Wong remembered as a strong community advocate

December 28, 2023 8:41 AM
(Red Deer, Alberta)

On behalf of my council colleagues, it is with much grief that I share more sad news; former City Councillor, Frank Foon Tong Wong passed away on the morning of December 27, 2023.

Frank arrived in Red Deer in 1971 and worked for the Red Deer Regional Planning Commission and then at Parkland Community Planning Services. Ever devoted to city planning, he served on City Council for 18 years between 2004 and 2022. He was proud of his Chinese culture and served for more than 30 years on the Red Deer and District Chinese Community Society.

Mr. Frank Wong always advocated strongly for his community, and he had a special place in his heart for north Red Deer. He was passionate about Red Deer, and the many citizens who call this community home. 

As we share this sad news, we will remember Frank for his wisdom and generosity. Our heartfelt sympathies are with his family and friends at this sad time. 

Mayor Ken Johnston

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