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Public school board trustee candidate passes away

Mark Fraser was a WRDSB trustee candidate for Wellesley/Woolwich
Waterloo Region District School Board
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The Townships of Wellesley and Woolwich announced on Wednesday that a public school board trustee candidate has passed away. 

Mark Fraser was running to be the Woolwich/Wellesley trustee for the Waterloo Region District School Board. 

The townships are both offering condolences to his family and friends in the wake of his sudden death. 

A joint statement read, "Both Woolwich and Wellesley will be removing Mr. Fraser's name from internet and telephone ballots. Only Woolwich is providing paper ballots and will be removing Mr. Fraser's name from paper ballots as well."

Public notices about Fraser's passing will be posted at all in-person voting sites. 

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