Leader-Post columnist Ron Petrie dies at age 52

Popular newspaper columnist Ron Petrie has passed away at age 52 following his battle with cancer. Petrie attended the University of Saskatchewan and worked for a number of Saskatchewan-based community newspapers including the Hudson Bay Post Review and the Times-Herald in Moose Jaw before joining the Regina Leader-Post.  Petrie was responsible for news and features and went on to become a popular humour columnist at the daily newspaper, authoring over 3,800 columns throughout the course of his career.

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