Jason McKinnon

January 22nd, 2012

Mariner Basketball loses family member

VIU Men's basketball is deeply saddened by the passing of former team and family member Jason McKinnon. McKinnon played two seasons for the Mariners (2008-09 and 2009-10). "Jason was an outstanding student-athlete with such a bright future, and we are shocked and devastated by his loss", says coach Tony Bryce. "He will be greatly missed by all, as he was such a gentle giant with a loving soul. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this very difficult time."

The Mariner Athletic program is deeply saddened by the passing of Jason Mckinnon. Jason will be remembered as a hard working dedicated student athlete who made a great contribution on the court and in the classroom.  We would like to express our sympathies to Jason’s family and friends. He was a very classy young man who has been taken from us far too soon.