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NRCA members pass away

Recently, two NRCA member contractors passed away. Charles Dessent Jr., past president of Dessent Roofing Co., Chicago, passed away Sept. 14.

Dessent was a member of the Chicago Roofing Contractors Association (CRCA) for more than 20 years. During that time, he served on CRCA's board of directors and several committees. He also served as CRCA president from 2001-02. He received the Clyde Scott Award in 2004 for his outstanding career service to his company, the industry and community, and he received special recognition for his work on the CRCA Industry Affairs Committee for his efforts with the Chicago Energy Code.