The Canadian curling community is in shock and mourning after a devastating loss. The Capital Winter Club in Fredericton is at the center of the grief, as two of its prominent members passed away suddenly on Friday.
Jamie Brannen, a six-time representative of New Brunswick at the Tim Hortons Brier, passed away at the age of 47. His father, Bob Brannen, who competed at the national level in Masters curling, also passed away on the same day at the age of 73.
The loss of the father-son team has left the curling community in shock and disbelief. The Brannen family is well-known and respected in the curling world, with both Jamie and Bob contributing significantly to the sport in New Brunswick.
Jamie was a skilled curler who was admired for his dedication and passion for the game. He was a beloved member of the Capital Winter Club, where he had played for many years. Bob was also a respected member of the club, known for his competitive spirit and love of the game.
The loss of the Brannen family has left a huge void in the curling community. Members of the Capital Winter Club and the wider curling community have expressed their condolences and support for the family during this difficult time.
The tragedy has highlighted the close-knit and supportive nature of the curling community, with many offering their support and condolences to the Brannen family. The loss of Jamie and Bob will be felt for a long time to come, but their legacy in the sport of curling will continue to inspire and motivate those who knew and loved them.
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