Former Woodstock mayor, Cambridge MP Pat Sobeski dies at 64
Pat Sobeski, the Woodstock mayor speaks to the media in Woodstock, Ont. on Saturday, May 12, 2012.
Published Friday, March 18, 2016 5:11PM EDT
A politician with ties to two local communities has died at the age of 64.
Pat Sobeski was the MP for Cambridge, representing the Progressive Conservative Party, from 1988 until 1993.
My thoughts and prayers are with the friends & family of former #Cbridge MP Pat Sobeski – a selfless man who always put his community first.— Bryan May (@_BryanMay) March 18, 2016
In 2003, he returned to politics as a city councillor in Woodstock.
Seven years later, he was elected mayor of that city – a position he remained in until 2014.
We are saddened to hear of the passing of former Mayor Pat Sobeski. Our thoughts are with Judith and his family pic.twitter.com/ix8S9edDOM— City of Woodstock (@cityofwoodstock) March 18, 2016
Sobeski was known for his community involvement in the Woodstock area, including work with groups like Big Brothers, Big Sisters and the Canadian Cancer Society’s Oxford County chapter.
With files from CTV London