A former long-serving Red Deer City Councillor, Frank Wong, has passed away at age 75.
Wong served on Red Deer Council during five consecutive terms from 2004-2021.
He was born in China in 1948 with the name Woon Woon Wong and immigrated to Canada at age 9.
After attending SAIT he moved to Red Deer to work for the Regional Planning Commission in 1971.
As a Planning Assistant, he spent more then 30 years sketching subdivision lines, developing land-use bylaws and helping to name Red Deer streets.
He has been an active member of: the Red Deer & District Chinese Community Society, Knox Presbyterian Church, the Kidney Foundation of Canada, the Red Deer Cultural Heritage Society, Friends of Sunnybrook Farm Society, the Red Deer & District Museum Society and was an original member of the Red Deer Regional Hospital Foundation.
Frank was first elected to City Council in 2004 and retired from council in 2021. **
**information provided by The Red Deer Museum