Business owner dies in swimming accident

The community is grieving following the death of a Kamloops entrepreneur.

Kamloops Heating and Air Conditioning founder Gary Bridal-Fisher died on Aug. 20 in a “tragic swimming accident,” according to the company’s Facebook page.

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He was 32.

“Gary was the founder of our family business, which he put his heart and soul into,” said the message, posted online on Wednesday.

The news has elicited an outpouring of condolences online.

Through his business dealings, Bridal-Fisher donated to community organizations such as Big Brothers Big Sisters, the Centre for Seniors Information, Children’s Circle Daycare Society and the BC SPCA.

In 2016, he was nominated for a Kamloops Chamber of Commerce Young Entrepreneur Award.

BC Coroner’s Service is investigating the sudden and unexpected death. The agency will not comment on the cause of death at this time. Kamloops RCMP was called to the scene of the accident. Cpl. Jodi Shelkie said the death is not criminal in nature.

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