Dan Mathieson says Paul Nickel’s death is a loss to the city.
The Stratford Mayor added that Nickel touched many lives throughout his career.
The long-time educator and two-term City Councillor passed away Saturday at his home.
Mathieson says it’s a sad time for everyone.
Mathieson says Nickel made a difference and touched a lot of people in his lifetime.
Flags flew at half-mast over the weekend in honour of Nickel.
There is a book of condolences in the City Hall rotunda for people to sign.