Russ Ledger

January 3, 2017

A service was held for Russ Ledger at 10 a.m. on January 11, 2017 at Leyden’s Funeral Home in Calgary, Alberta.

Russ started in radio at age 7 as kid’s voice on cake mix commercial CHML Hamilton;
Hosted weekly radio high school news show High Time for Teen Time CHML;
CFTJ Galt (Cambridge) ON;
All-night host CKCY Sault Ste. Marie ON;
CKOT Tillsonburg ON;
One of original Country Gentlemen CFGM Toronto 1962-65;
News anchor CKCO-TV Kitchener/Waterloo 1965;
Two 2-year terms as Alderman for the city of Waterloo 1966-69;
Polydor Records Ontario Promotions Manager;
Wardair Ontario then Vancouver;
Weekends/fill-in/Sunday night country gospel show CKWX Vancouver 1974-87;
Tourism/Hospitality Industry Calgary 1988-including sales & marketing director Fairmont Hotsprings Resort 1997-99; Director of sales Best Western Calgary Centre Inn 2001