In Memoriam – Lou Burgess


Boating Business is saddened to report marine industry veteran Louis Frederick 'Lou' Burgess passed away yesterday after suffering a major stroke on October 7.

The founder of Brantford, Ontario-based rep agency L.F. Burgess and Associates, Mr. Burgess is survived by his wife, partner, and best friend of more than 50 years, Marleene; children Sandra, Lawrence, Louis and Gloria; brother David; 12 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren. He will be remember for his more than 45 years of leadership in the Canadian marine industry.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked that donations be made in support of the Canadian Heart and Stroke Fund, the MS Society of Canada or the Canadian Arthritis Society.