Bill Burns, OAA board director, passed away

Bill Burns, OAA director, has passed away after a battle with cancer.

Bill Burns, OAA director, has passed away after a battle with cancer.

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Bill Burns, a director of the Ontario Accommodation Association board, passed away April 12, 2013 at the age of 77 after a valiant battle with cancer. 

He went peacefully surrounded by family and friends at his home in Wellington, ON. 

With his wife Frances, Burns owned and operated the Iron Bridge Motel, in Iron Bridge, from 1988 until they sold it in 2012. Burns joined the OAA Board in 1998, and chaired the Education Task Force for many years.