Municipality of the County of Inverness

Municipal Council and Staff Mourn the Passing of Warden Laurie Cranton

INVERNESS COUNTY, UNAMA’KI – The Municipality of the County of Inverness regrets to announce the death of Warden Laurie Cranton yesterday evening.

As Warden since 2020 and Councillor for District 2 (Grand Étang/St.-Joseph-du-Moine/the Margarees) since 2016, Warden Cranton was a kind and dedicated voice for residents across Inverness County. He was especially proud of his work to advocate for improved accessibility, roads and bridges and recreational trails in the County.

“It has been both a pleasure and an honour to work alongside Warden Cranton over the past four years,” said CAO, Keith MacDonald. “Laurie continually had the best interests of the Municipality and the residents of Inverness County at heart, and he will be deeply missed.”

“Laurie’s legacy will live on, and he will be remembered as a kind, supportive, inspirational leader and advocate for the Inverness County, District 2 and the accessibility community,” said Deputy Warden Bonny MacIsaac. “Warden Cranton will be greatly missed by his family, friends, colleagues, and the numerous organizations to which he generously volunteered his time and support.”

The Municipality of the County of Inverness Council and staff would like to express their deepest condolences to Warden Cranton’s family and friends. The Municipality requests that media be respectful of Warden Cranton’s family’s privacy at this time and direct all inquiries to CAO Keith MacDonald.

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