Condolences are pouring in after the passing of a local auctioneer.
Tim Isaac passed away on Wednesday after a lengthy battle with cancer, according to his obituary.
He was 76 years old.
Isaac is well known in greater Saint John for his expertise as an antique dealer and an auctioneer.
Saddened to learn of Tim Isaac’s passing this afternoon. A huge loss to our community. He will be fondly remembered by so many who knew him. A true gentleman, always. Elizabeth & I send our condolences to his family & friends. A big loss to our community. R.I.P. Tim. pic.twitter.com/v1blyzEixs
— Bernard Cormier (@BernardCormier) August 8, 2018
He began his career as a teacher but soon founded Tim Isaac Antiques, which is in its 49th year of business, and later an auction company.
Isaac was also active in politics, serving as co-campaign chair for Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau and co-chair for Premier Frank McKenna.
His death is being called a huge loss to the community.
— Kurt Peacock (@kurtpeacock) August 9, 2018