Celebration of life for Chief of Malahat Fire Department scheduled


A celebration of life event for Rob Patterson is scheduled for next weekend.

The outspoken safety advocate and Chief of the Malahat Volunteer Fire Department died suddenly on Monday while out on his ATV helping a friend stuck in the snow.

In a tweet sent out from the Patterson’s personal account, it says all our welcome to Frances Kelsey School in Mill Bay at 1pm on January 14.

Patterson was in his fifties and had been with the department for over 19 years.

The cause of death has not been determined.

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