Dave Rogers: Wonderful Person, Horrible End


When I saw a headline on the Internet saying that a former Citizen reporter had been murdered, I wondered who it could be? Perhaps I knew him.

It was the last person you would think that anything bad could happen to. Dave Rogers, 69, and his Merrill Gleddie, 63, were dead. Their bodies were found behind a shed in the backyard of their home.

I never met Merrill, but Dave … how is that possible?

Dave was quiet, unassuming, pleasant, joyful … a truly lovely person. I knew a few reporters who might have ended up murdered, though they weren’t, but Dave?

Dave would do his assignments, always a workmanlike job, always with a smile on his face. A happy man.

His son, Cameron, 22, has been charged with two counts of murder. He is alleged to have confessed to the crimes.

Life throws some wicked curves now and then, but Dave murdered?

One would think that it was impossible and yet it happened. A nice man came to a horrible end. Unfair.



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