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Remembering Douglas Dew

Date February 12, 2014 Author Jason Smith Categories Member News
Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014

We are saddened to hear of the passing of Douglas Dew, a long-time and esteemed member of RCO on Friday, Feb. 7 2014.


Doug was Sales Manager at U-Pak and an active RCO member. His dedication to making the waste business more corporate, transparent, and innovative was evident in his multi-year support of the RCO Awards. 


A very positive and high-energy man, Doug was known for his open and can-do attitude--if there was no market for a waste stream, he'd tell you. He was also very committed to finding the right environmental solutions and services for his clients, no matter how long it took.


Doug's kindness extended far beyond business world. In addition to mentoring junior colleagues, he was always willing to listen and offer advice to a friend with a question. In his personal life, Doug was a very proud family man. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren and would leave work early and turn off his phone to take his granddaughter to her soccer game.


Since his passing several members have reached out to us to say how much he will be missed. He leaves a personal and business legacy of integrity, honesty and kindness that are an inspiration to us all.

Friends and associates wishing to express condolences to Doug's family may do so here.





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