Athabasca Minerals founding director passes away
By Andrew Macklin
September 14, 2015 – Athabasca Minerals Inc. announced the passing of a ‘great friend and leader’, Mr. Shaun O’Connor-Parsons, on September 9th, 2015. Mr. Parsons was a founding director of Athabasca Minerals, and was instrumental in acquiring and developing the portfolio of assets operated by the company.
Shaun started his career in the gravel business in the 1960’s, spending considerable time and efforts finding, developing and operating a number of aggregate operations in Alberta. Shaun was formerly a founding director of Aggregates Management Inc., an entity acquired by Athabasca Minerals in November 2008. Shaun was also a former president of General Gravel Sales Ltd., a major gravel company based in Edmonton for over 40 years.
Shaun was a well-respected person and businessman with great amount of integrity, which translated into his business activities and family life. Shaun’s leadership, dedication, guidance and compassion for others will be sorely missed.