Bombers mourn loss of former president

JIM BENDER, QMI Agency

, Last Updated: 5:47 PM ET

The Winnipeg Blue Bombers are mourning the loss former club president Bruce Robinson, who also served on the board of directors from 1983 to 2009. Robinson, who was the Bomber president in 1992 and '93, passed away in Edmonton on Sunday. He was 65.

“Bruce has been a member of our team for many years and we are deeply saddened by the news of his passing,” current Bomber president Jim Bell said in a release. “The Winnipeg Football Club extends its deepest condolences to the Robinson family.”

Robinson, who was also president of Robinson Lighting, served the Bomber board in several capacities, including the hall of fame selection committee.


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