Ottawa folk musician celebrated after construction death
Marc Nelson, 44, father of two, was working at the Bank of Canada site in downtown Ottawa
Friends and family gathered Sunday to celebrate an Ottawa musician who died in a construction incident this past week.
Marc Nelson, 44, died Monday at the Bank of Canada work site as a crew was demolishing a wall made of cinder blocks in the basement of the building at Bank and Wellington streets. The Ontario Ministry of Labour is investigating.
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A memorial was scheduled for Sunday to honour the married father of two at the Crazy Horse Bar & Grill at the Kanata Centrum.
On Friday, two of Nelson’s band mates spoke with Giacomo Panico, who was hosting CBC Radio’s All in a Day.
Nelson's funeral will take place Monday at St. Basil's Church on Rex Avenue, which is near Carling and Broadview avenues, at 11 a.m.