A 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.