‘Local giant’ put Port McNeill on map with vision and wit

Gerry Furney remembered as a fighter for all resource-dependent communities

CARLA WILSON cjwilson@timescolonist.com

Gerry Furney devoted his life to his adopted home of Port McNeill on northeastern Vancouver Island, where he used his sharp mind, seemingly endless list of contacts and Irish charm to advocate for B.C.’s resource-based communities. His influence and...

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