Very sad news just in via MJ Biz . Our best wishes to his family friends and colleagues.

Keegan Peterson, CEO of Denver-based marijuana human-resources tech company Wurk, has died. He was 33.

Peterson founded Wurk in 2015, growing it into a leading payroll and HR-solutions company solely for cannabis businesses with more than 60 employees and clients across 33 states.

The company did not give a cause of death.

Keegan Peterson, founder/CEO of marijuana tech firm Wurk, dies at 33