Vernon Vipers owner dies suddenly

The longtime owner of the Vernon Vipers hockey club, Duncan Wray, has died suddenly, according to his family.
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VERNON - The long-time owner of the Vernon Vipers hockey club has died suddenly, according to his family.

The BCHL team issued a press statement saying Duncan Wray died today, Jan. 11.

“The unexpected news has come as a devastating blow and although the family is grateful for all the kind messages of sympathy, we ask that we can be left to grieve in private at this very difficult and sad time for us,” the Wray family said in the release.

“Duncan was a loving husband, father, grandfather and friend to those that knew him. His loss leaves a huge hole in our hearts and he will be greatly missed,” the statement continues.

Funeral services for Wray will be announced when the details are available, the family says.

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