The Passing of Brian "Lee" Rogers, News (Orangeville Minor Hockey)

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The Passing of Brian "Lee" Rogers
Submitted By Joanne Wilson on Tuesday, May 26, 2020
It is with tremendous sadness that we announce the death of Lee Rodgers.  

Lee passed away suddenly May 19th, 2020 with complications from a rare form of blood cancer.  

Lee was a great official.  He was a great mentor to many. Lee made officiating fun and is the reason that so many got into the role of officiating. He was a joy to be around and we know many of you would agree with that.  Most importantly he was a tremendous person and was a great friend to many of us and will truly be missed. 

We extend our condolences to Steven and the rest of the family.  

We lost a legend. RIP LeeRoy

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Obituary for Brian Lee Rodgers

Brian “Lee” Rodgers
Lee passed away suddenly at Brampton Civic Hospital on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 in his 66th year.
Lee is survived by his loving son Steven (Amanda) and step-children Jessica (Parm), Ryan (Angela) and Josh Wagner. Also surviving are siblings Penny Rice, Kathy Thomas (Ted), Dolores Einboden (Phil), Gord (Dawn), Rob (Terri); predeceased by his sister Diane, and parents Isabel and Emerson Rodgers. He will be greatly missed by the Lambertus and Paulitzki families, and by his many nieces and nephews.
Lee was a long time employee of Bryan’s Fuel in Orangeville, he also spent over 40 years officiating both minor and junior hockey over his long career. He enjoyed baseball, golf and socializing with his many friends.
Always ready with a smile, he will be missed by all who knew him.
A Celebration of Life will take place at a later date.

~It’s hard to turn the page when you know someone won’t be in the next chapter, but the story must go on~

A tree will be planted in memory of Lee in the Dods & McNair Memorial Forest at the Island Lake Conservation Area, Orangeville. The annual dedication service will be held on Sunday, September 13, 2020 at 2:30 p.m. Condolences may be offered to the family at
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