Odd Eidsvik passed away over the weekend.

Odd Eidsvik passed away over the weekend.

Former city councillor Odd Eidsvik passes away

Former Prince Rupert city councillor and community booster Odd Eidsvik passed away last Friday.

Former Prince Rupert city councillor and community booster Odd Eidsvik passed away last Friday.

Eidsvik was born in Norway but raised in Dodge Cove and he proudly called Prince Rupert home for the majority of his lifetime.

In 1984, Odd was elected to Prince Rupert city council and then re-elected in 1986. He further oversaw the development of Fairview Terminal as a member of the Prince Rupert Port Authority board of directors and was a finalist for the Better Business Award for Community Service from the Province of B.C. and the B.C. Chamber of Commerce.

After spending time in the fishing industry, Odd entered the accounting field and launched Eidsvik and Associates.

A proud Rotarian, Odd is a multi-time Paul Harris Fellow recipient and he has received the Distinguished Service Award from Rotary District 5040.

A celebration of life is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. on June 26  at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church.