George Ferguson funeral set for Saturday

Legendary former mayor will be remembered at service at Tradex at 11 a.m. on March 18

The funeral for legendary Abbotsford politician George Ferguson will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 18, at Tradex.

Ferguson died last week at the age of 91. Prior to retiring in 2008, he had served for 33 years as Mayor of Abbotsford, during which time he oversaw the amalgamation of the districts of Sumas and Abbotsford, was involved in the purchasing of the Abbotsford Airport lands from the federal government, and touched thousands of local residents.

Read our coverage of Ferguson below:

The people’s servant: Remembering George Ferguson

Readers remember George Ferguson

SLIDESHOW: George Ferguson through the years