Chuck Chin, a cherished photographer and active member of the Prince George community, unexpectedly passed away from a heart attack on Saturday at the age of 73. Chuck left behind a legacy of capturing the essence of community events and sharing them through his lens.
Chuck Chin: The Community Photographer
Chuck Chin played a pivotal role in documenting the vibrant tapestry of community life in Prince George. For more than a decade, he was a photographer for the popular Facebook page “Hell Yeah Prince George.” Chuck’s lens captured the essence of many community gatherings, providing residents with a visual record of their shared experiences. His commitment to capture the soul of local events went beyond the Facebook page; he frequently published his work on his personal Facebook account.
Chuck Chin worked as an operating engineer at the Intercon Pulp Mill steam plant until the age of 55, when he decided to retire.
The news of Chuck Chin’s passing has left family and friends in shock. According to reports, he passed away from a heart attack while shovelling snow on a Saturday. The sudden and unexpected nature of his departure has added to the collective sorrow of the community, mourning the loss of a cherished individual whose presence was woven into the fabric of Prince George.
Chris Hagerman took to Facebook to share a touching tribute to Chuck Chin, highlighting the positive influence he had on the community and expressing condolences to the grieving family.
In remembrance of Chuck Chin, the community mourns the loss of a talented photographer and cherished member. His legacy lives on through the countless photographs that capture the heartbeat of Prince George. Chin’s story is a poignant reminder of the power of community, the pursuit of passion, and the enduring impact one person can have on the lives of many.
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