Gerry Furney, long-serving mayor of Port McNeill dies at age 85
Tributes are pouring in for Gerry Furney, former long-serving Port McNeill mayor who passed away early Monday. He was 85
Furney, one of Canada's longest-serving mayors when he retired and was officially replaced after last month's civic elections.
He was elected as a member of the community's first council in 1966, serving for seven years before becoming mayor for nearly four decades.