Burns worked for many toy and game companies during his 30 years in the industry, including Tactic Games, University Games and Hasbro.

Industry veteran Greg Burns passes away

Greg Burns passed away in the West Middlesex Hospital on Saturday, April 2nd, aged 59 after battling a respiratory condition for some time.

Greg worked for many toy and game companies during his 30 years in the toy industry, including Tactic Games, Cheatwell Games, Upstarts, Wizards of the Coast, Hasbro and others.

He was well known, a loyal employee and had many friends in the industry. He will be fondly remembered.

His funeral will be held on Friday, April 22nd.

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Robert Hutchins is the editor of ToyNews and its sister title, Licensing.biz. He has worked his way from Staff Writer to Editor across the two titles, having spent almost eight years with both and what now seems like a lifetime surrounded by toys. You can contact him by emailing robert.hutchins@biz-media.co.uk or calling him on 0203 143 8780 You can even follow him on Twitter @RobGHutchins if ranting is your thing...

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