DEATH -DEAD / OBITUARIES : philanthropy, JR Shaw has died, according to a statement posted online on March. 24, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
Saddened by the loss of one of Alberta’s titans of business & philanthropy, JR Shaw.
From humble beginnings in Sherwood Park in 1966, JR built one of Canada’s largest telecommunications & media companies.
— Jason Kenney (@jkenney) March 24, 2020
JR Shaw, the community philanthropist who founded Shaw Communications and Corus Entertainment, has died peacefully at the age of 85. https://trib.al/62WJqr6
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on of caused death . This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.
The following are some tributes posted on social media to honor the life and the legacy of the deceased.
Very sad news for our country, AB & the @NAIT community as our namesake for the @NAITJRShaw School of Business leaves us. Shaw Communications announces the death of founder JR Shaw https://t.co/m7Gil3vPcz
— Teresa (@Teresa_Sturgess) March 24, 2020