Greg Brophy, the founder and CEO of Shred-it *, was killed in a small plane crash Sunday September 30, 2007. The accident took place in Alaska and took the lives of three others, including Greg’s eldest brother Sean Brophy. Greg is survived by his wife Tracey, and their three children, Christopher, Megan and Kirsten.

Greg was a pioneer in the document destruction industry. Shred-it * is now operating in 16 countries with 2,600 employees. His presence will be missed by the whole industry.

* Shred Nations has no relationship to Shred-it or its owners.