NewsLong time area politician Garry Dent dies at age 68 SHARE ON: Denis Puska, staff Tuesday, May. 26th, 2020 photo by Kapuskasing Mayor Dave PlourdeA long time Kapuskasing and Opasatika politician has died. Garry Dent, who served as Reeve of Opasatika from 1985 to 1991 died on Monday. He later was a member of Kapuskasing Town Council for three terms from 1998 to 2006 under then Mayor J.C. Caron. Dent served on a number of boards, including the Northeastern Ontario Municipal Association, Timmins and District Hospital and Sensenbrenner Hospital just to name a few. Dent was also owner of GR Dent Limited that sold business promotional products for a number of years. He was 68 years old.