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Date of Passing: Dec 04, 2013

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STEVEN ANDREW HURST April 25, 1989 - December 4, 2013 It is with heartbreaking sorrow that we announce the passing of Steven Andrew Hurst: our son, brother, and friend, on December 4, 2013. He will be sadly missed by his mother and father: Karen and Don Hurst and his sister, Katie; grandparents Keith and Doreen Routley; Uncles: Greg (Maureen) and David (Sharon) Routley; Auntie Tanis Mulder (Dan), cousins, and special friend Rachel Brooker. He was predeceased by his Amma, Marge Hurst, and his grandfather Allister Hurst. Steven grew up in the North End of Winnipeg in a loving family that cherished music, education and the creative arts, and was adored by an extended family. It is impossible for us to imagine a future without his humour, love, and talent. Steven was an exceptionally creative young man. We will always cherish his kind, sensitive, and creative spirit. He loved comedy and delighted in making people laugh, which was evident in some of the short films he produced as a film student at the University of Winnipeg. He had extraordinary dedication to learning the craft of music, film, and sound. His exceptional musical talent allowed him to naturally learn any instrument he pleased. He sang; played guitar and many other instruments; and was a budding songwriter. He played in many local bands, and proudly played bass guitar with Randy Bachman at the 2004 dedication of the new music wing at West Kildonan Collegiate. He had an exceptional ear; he could hear things the rest of us couldn't and he was naturally interested in honing his skills in film and sound. He was a cherished friend to many people in our community. He established long, loyal friendships, some that lasted from his earliest school days. He attended Luxton School, Seven Oaks Middle School and West Kildonan Collegiate. Steven was a great cook and would surprise his family with his creations. He worked at Pete's Place restaurant for many years while going to school, and more recently at Stella's Restaurant. He also worked construction for PCL Construction - where he proudly worked on the construction of the Winnipeg Floodway and the new Manitoba Hydro Building. A celebration of Steven's life will be held on Tuesday, December 10, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at St. John's Anglican Cathedral, 135 Anderson Ave., Winnipeg, Manitoba under the auspices of the Kildonan United Church. The family request that no flowers be sent. In keeping with Steven's kind spirit and generosity, donations may be made to the Christmas Cheer Board, Box 51089, Winnipeg, MB R2X 3C6.
Publish Date: Dec 7, 2013

STEVEN ANDREW HURST April 25, 1989 - December 4, 2013 It is with heartbreaking sorrow that we announce the passing of our wonderful son, brother and friend Steven on December 4, 2013 at the age of 24 years. Funeral arrangements are pending with a complete obituary to follow. The family requests that no flowers be sent. In keeping with Steven's kind spirit and generosity, donations must be made to the Christmas Cheer Board, Box 51089, Winnipeg, MB R2X 3C6. Seasons Funeral Service, 204-444-5444
Publish Date: Dec 6, 2013

As published in Winnipeg Free Press on Dec 07, 2013

Condolences & Memories (92 entries)

  • Do not judge a song by its duration nor by the number of its notes Judge it by the richness of its content and by the way it touches and lifts the soul The unfinished song is precious and dear And when it has enriched your life and its melody lingers on in your heart, is it unfinished? Or is it endless? Sorrowfully missed and always loved. Mom, Dad, Katie and friends. - Posted by: Karen Hurst (Mother) on: Dec 04, 2014

  • We cannot describe how much we miss you and send you love and light on your 25th birthday as we recall your birth as our son and brother on April 25, 1989. - Posted by: Mom, Dad and Katie () on: Apr 24, 2014

  • I didn't know Steven well, but I wanted to. I was going to ask him to be my scene partner for the second semester of our performance class. I never got the chance. I was a cutter, and after he died, I felt sick with myself. I swore I wouldn't do it anymore. I'm a writer, so in my mind, everything that happens means something. I know it doesn't make up for him dying, but he changed my life, and probably saved it. I thought you should know that. Also, I'd like to write a character inspired by Steven in one of my books. I didn't know him well enough for it to be a true or proper reflection of Steven, but he will be inspired by him. And I don't know when it will be published, but I'd like to make a dedication to him at the beginning of that particular book. If you have objections to me doing that, please let me know and I'll honor that. I'm so sorry for your loss. He affected everyone who met him, even if it was a brief meeting. And he changed my life. - Posted by: Rana (classmate) on: Feb 24, 2014

  • As the days pass, I know it isn't any easier to deal with Steven's death. He will continue to be a very special person, and has quite obviously touched many people in a very positive way! I do hope that your memories and those of others will help sustain you as grieve and heal. I have one particular memory that is very special to me and is one that I relive extremely often. Steven and Katie were both very gracious and kind to perform music at my Dad's funeral. When I think of my Dad, I think of, and visualize Steven playing guitar in the foyer as friends and family came to pay their respects. Steven's playing was awesome and he actually played a song he wrote. I remember how that music made me feel. I was surprised and amazed and so proud of him. It was so beautiful and so well performed. I will treasure that wonderful memory - Posted by: Wendy Swiss (Family friend) on: Feb 18, 2014

  • My thoughts and prayers to Mr. & Mrs. Routley, Mr. & Mrs. Hurst & Katie. You are all so important to me, my memories with you and time spent with your family have shaped the person I am today. I love you all and wish you the hope and love you need. - Posted by: Elizabeth Edwards (Friend) on: Jan 04, 2014

  • I've struggled to find the words to write here because it meant goodbye. It meant no more, and the end. Grief and tragedy have a way of narrowing our view and making us forget. We very easily forget that the time we caught frogs of all shapes and sizes, trying to beat some nonexistent record, despite the desperate pleas of our sisters. And how quickly I forgot the time we watched the Muppet Christmas Carol three times in a row just so that we could quote it properly. I almost didn’t remember the time we were brushing our teeth and you tried to convince me that your mum and dad made you brush your teeth only for 20 seconds, lest your baby teeth fall out too soon. It’s incredible how effortlessly I forgot the many times we played Batman – each time me teasing you by almost letting motorcycle Batman fly down the stairs in a splashy display of defiance. You were one of my first friends – someone who looked up to me and who I looked up to. We messaged often, and shared some very special heart to hearts in recent years – the most recent of which just one year ago. But in my pain I couldn’t remember all of the good. Now, I remember every second. And each memory; every movie we watched, every prank we played and every talk we had now plays brightly in the cinema of my mind. While the pain of loss will linger, the movie plays on. I’ll carry and cherish these filmstrip memories forever. You gave us many gifts – the gift of song, humour, kindness and creativity. You challenged and inspired us. And, we’ll honour your memory by never forgetting the gifts you’ve given us. My heart and thoughts go out to you Aunty Karen, Uncle Don and Katie. - Posted by: Samantha Karikas (Cousin ) on: Jan 02, 2014

  • We will miss you dearly Steven. You are a charismatic, loving and kind soul. We knew you to always be on an adventure and know you will continue on doing so in the next life. At our wedding a few years ago one of the kindest comments on celebrating our marriage we received was from you Steven and we will never forget that. Love and big hugs to our family so deeply affected by your loss. - Posted by: Sandi, Scott and Lucas Routley (First Cousins) on: Dec 31, 2013

  • Our prayers and deepest condolences to the Hurst Family. Many wonderful memories of Steven in the music program at ESOMS. I am honoured to have been one of his teachers. God bless and may the memory of Steven and his music live on forever. - Posted by: John-Luke Racciatti (Teacher) on: Dec 20, 2013

  • Steven, You were always a good friend and I wish we had been closer. Over the years, as with any relationship there were trials and tribulations but the bond of all the north end kids stayed strong after all these years. It breaks my heart knowing that I will never see you again in this world. You made me a better person just in so many different ways and I hope that you know that. Cheers my friend, I'll see you on the other side. - Posted by: Colin (Friend) on: Dec 20, 2013

  • I had the privilege of performing with Steven last June among other times, ever so talented he was, a genuine gift of music along with his humor, the amount of trouble now in everyone that knew him to see his life as we know it come to such an early and abrupt end. My heart goes out to everyone especially to his ever so loving family and that circle of friends that date back oh so long ago in that short life, honored to be a part of it. May this love extend to all so we do not have to write of these times like this again. - Posted by: Kirk (friend) on: Dec 18, 2013

  • My cousin was tender-hearted and kind and he was funny and talented. All of us miss him sorely but we will hold close our memories of his smile, his laugh, his insight and his love. His light burned brightly; now we will all carry a spark of his light in our hearts. - Posted by: Madeleine hHardin (Cousin) on: Dec 18, 2013

  • We weren't close and we only chilled a few times, but still I thought you were a real legit, awesome dude. I remember one time we chilled and had beers, my buddy left to go to the store and it was just us two and admittedly I'm a shy guy, and normally when left alone with someone I hardly talked so there would be a very awkward silence. But it wasn't the case with you.... you had a way of making everybody around you feel comfortable and welcome... I always enjoyed the few times we had beers and hung out and just wanted to say what an awesome person you are. Reading these posts it's very clear you're a well loved person and one in a million, rest in paradise brotha, we'll have to crush a few cans on the other side some day - Posted by: nick (friend, west k alumni) on: Dec 14, 2013

  • Donny, my old friend, I am so sorry to hear of your loss. My deepest condolences to you and your family. Thinking about you in these tough times. Mark and Marlene - Posted by: Mark Hird (friend of Don) on: Dec 13, 2013

  • Dear Karen: any words that I might offer in comfort still fail me. But you know you have been in my thoughts and prayers. I hope you can feel a hug across the miles. Although I never met him, I recall how you had so frequently spoke of your love and your hopes for Steve. I hope your memories will help sustain all of you as you find your way toward. All my love, Lori - Posted by: Lori (Colleague and friend) on: Dec 12, 2013

  • Hi Don and family My thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time. I wish I knew a way to make it easier for you. Don, I will always remember your commitment to your family even during the busiest times at TBS. Take care Vernon - Posted by: Vernon DePape (friend) on: Dec 12, 2013

  • We were so sorry to hear of your loss Don. Our hearts go out to you and your family at this sad, sad time. - Posted by: Wendy and Ronald Beavis (Friends ) on: Dec 11, 2013

  • Don, Karen and Katie - I am so shocked and saddened to hear of Steven's passing. Although I only met Steven a couple of times when he came to see his dad at the office - it was very clear how proud of him the whole family was. Don talked about Steven and Katie often - and I remember how proud and excited Katie (and Don & Karen) were when Steven went to audition for Canadian Idol. I hope your broken hearts will be healed in the future by all the wonderful and loving memories you have of your cherished son and brother. My thoughts and prayers are with you. - Posted by: Colleen Davies (Worked with Don at CEDC ) on: Dec 11, 2013

  • Don and family, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Don always talked about his son Steven and you could tell how very proud he was of him. May loving memories always be yours. - Posted by: Sheryle Garant (Worked with Don at Workplace Safety and Health) on: Dec 11, 2013

  • My deepest condolences to Don and his family. May your hearts always be filled with the love and memories that you have shared. - Posted by: April Leclerc (Colleague of Don's) on: Dec 11, 2013

  • My thoughts go out to all of Steven's friends and family at this time of great loss. May his passion and spirit live on through all those who loved him. - Posted by: Torin Proulx (Friend and Colleague) on: Dec 11, 2013

  • I'm really going to miss seeing you around at the lake this summer, Steve. We had some great times. You were a really good friend to all of us, and a fun guy to be around. It won't be the same without you. - Posted by: Isaac (Friend/Bandmate) on: Dec 10, 2013

  • Such a Tragic loss; My deepest Sympathy and Prayers to all the Family and friends whose lives were touched by knowing Steve. You'll always be a part of my high school memories. Although it's beyond difficult today to see past the sorrow, may looking back at all the good memories help comfort those who love you tomorrow. In God's Tender care now, RIP Steve - Posted by: Carina (Sallee) Lee (Friend/Follower) on: Dec 10, 2013

  • Sorry to hear about your loss Don & Family. My thoughts are with you and your family at this time. Your memories of Steven will go from sad to happy in time. - Posted by: Marjorie Jenkins (Health and Safety Friend) on: Dec 10, 2013

  • My deepest sympathy to you Don, and to your family, in this time of deep loss. - Posted by: Allan Beach (Friend of Don Hurst) on: Dec 10, 2013

  • To Karen and family, there are no words to express my condolences. You are in my thoughts and prayers. I understand what you are going through and because of this I am having a very hard time writing this. If you need to talk with someone who has been through this don't hesitate to call. - Posted by: Janis and Pat Falkiner (friend) on: Dec 10, 2013

  • Our condolences go out to family and friends. RIP my friend, we will pray for you, it's been an honor knowing you, you will be missed but not forgotten. - Posted by: Laudimere and sheena baldo (Friend) on: Dec 10, 2013

  • Dear Don, Karen and Katie, words cannot begin to express how deeply our hearts ache for you in your loss. Please know you are in our thoughts and prayers. - Posted by: Debbie (Don's Friend and Colleague) on: Dec 10, 2013

  • Will miss you bro. You were one talented musician. Never forget the musical impact you had on me. - Posted by: B. (Friends (bandmates)) on: Dec 10, 2013

  • My thoughts are with you in these trying times. - Posted by: Marjorie Webb (Colleague) on: Dec 10, 2013

  • Don, Karen and Katie ,our prayers and thoughts are with you. - Posted by: Walter Petik & Family (Friends) on: Dec 10, 2013

  • My heart breaks for your loss. I hope you find solace in the memory of Steven's kind and generous spirit. - Posted by: Bert Robertson (Colleague) on: Dec 10, 2013

  • Don, Karen, Katie & family. Al and I both are saddened by this news of your loss. We both send our deepest condolences. Even though we did not know Steven for very long, we always enjoyed your stories about him. We felt the great love and admiration that you felt while listening to these stories. Our arms are around you at this time knowing that you can feel our hugs, and to know that our prayers and thoughts are with you. - Posted by: Al & Wendy Mainland (Friends and neighbours) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • Dear Karen, Don and Katie, There are few words we can offer to express our deepest heartfelt sympathies to you. We had the pleasure to spend a wonderful evening with you and Steven at the Outback a while back. Sitting outside around the fire with Steven, we enjoyed his beautiful voice, guitar playing and humour. He was a gentle beautiful spirit. Unforgettable. May time bring peace, grace bring healing and love bring comfort. - Posted by: Erna and Doug Stiles (Friend) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • Oh Karen, my sweet girl, my thoughts and love are with you, Don, Katie and your Mom and Dad... - Posted by: Auntie Donna (Aunt) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • Dona and Karen. My deepest condolences to your family during this difficult time. Don, I know the times we spent together over the past few years and how proud you were of Steven. Your hearts grieve his loss, but I pray for hope and healing in the loving memories you cherish of Steven in the years ahead. - Posted by: Stan Kruse (Friend and Colleague of Don) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • Dona and Karen. My deepest condolences to your family during this difficult time. Don, I know the times we spent together over the past few years and how proud you were of Steven. Your hearts grieve his loss, but I pray for hope and healing in the loving memories you cherish of Steven in the years ahead. - Posted by: Stan Kruse (Friend and Colleague of Don) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • My condolences go out to the family. Your son and brother was an amazing soul. One heck of an amazing musician and artist. Steven will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him or performing along side him. You were always an inspiration to me musically and I enjoyed getting to know you throughout the years. - Posted by: Erin Yaremko (friend) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • Karen and Don, Although I have never met you I would just like to tell you what a joy it was to have Steven in my Acting class at the University of Winnipeg. I met Steven this fall and as a teacher I felt a strong connection to your son. He was bright, creative and just a joy to have in the room. I can't imagine what you must be going through right now. Your son was well liked in our very small class (20)and they are all shocked and saddened by this news. Some of us will coming tomorrow to pay our respects. Most Sincerely, Cairn A. Moore I will miss your son's warm smile on Monday nights. - Posted by: Cairn Moore (Professor Theatre Department / University of Winnipeg) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • We are so saddened by your loss, no words can express the loss of your son, in our prayers. Thr Perry Family - Posted by: Perry (Our son Shawn has the privilege of working with Don) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • Wild... just saw you not too long ago at Polo Park bro... may you be jamming up with the greats. Love to your fam(ily) :) - Posted by: matthew ducharme (buddy) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • In my time working with Don, he always spoke so lovingly of his son. Our thoughts and prayers are with Don, Karen, and Katie at this extremely difficult time. May you all find some form of peace in your memories of Steven. - Posted by: Mala & Andrew Teeluck (Colleague of Father) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • Dearest Karen, Don and Katie - I can't begin to express how heartbroken we are for you with the loss of your beautiful son. Over the years, we watched Steven grown into a fine and very talented young man who will always be remembered for his kindness and gentle spirit. Steven and I had many great curbside chats when our paths crossed as they often do when you are next door neighbors. He was always willing to help carry in one of my large purchases or if I came knocking at the door looking for a missing ingredient to borrow, Steven would rummage through your cupboards to find it. My thoughts and prayers are with you always as we continue to share our stories and remember this beautiful little boy who lived next door. With Love & Friendship, Kathy March and Family - Posted by: Kathy March (Family Friend ) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • I am so sad for your loss. All the best to Don, Karen and Family. - Posted by: Bill Bage (Colleague and friend of father) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • Our deepest condolences Don, Karen, and Katie. His memory will live forever in your hearts. - Posted by: Cheryl and Derek Lashek (worked with Don at WSH) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • Karen my thoughts are with you and your family in this trying time. I hope you find strength in your own spirit and energy you bring to all those around you. - Posted by: Mitch Bloom (Colleague) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • Our deepest sympathy to Don, Karen, Katie and Family. Steve will be missed by so many, yet the memories he made in music, visits and friendships will live on forever. - Posted by: Lorraine and Rick (Friend) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • My condolences and love go out to Steve's family and friends. He inspired me to be a better musician, and a greater person. You will be very missed Steven. With love. - Posted by: Hilary Brezden (Highschool Friend) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • My deepest sympathy to Karen, Don and Kattie. Steven was truly loved and adored by his family and friends. Hold on to one another and all of the wonderful memories of a remarkable son. - Posted by: Nancy Carberry (former colleague) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • Karen, although I did not know your son, my deepest sympathies go to you and your family. May peace be with you all. - Posted by: Mary Beaucage (Co-worker of Karen at DFO) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • Karen, and family, I am so saddened to hear of your tragic loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of sorrow. - Posted by: Tara (Friend/Colleague of Karen) on: Dec 09, 2013

  • Steve, you will always be fondly remembered and deeply missed. You radiated talent of superhuman proportions, and influenced all who were privileged enough to know you in one way or another. With your ear for music, your eye for the visual arts, your charismatic personality and your generous heart, you captivated every audience who stood before you - whether it was a single individual, or a crowd of a hundred. You brought joy to so many hearts, and I know wherever you are you will continue to do so. Your memory, like your smile, will always shine bright. Rest in Peace Steve. - Posted by: Brandi Shabaga (Friend from school ) on: Dec 08, 2013

  • I looked up to as an idol in middle school, then we finally got to play music together. I have so many good memories with you that I'll cherish forever. Thank you for teaching me so many things. I love you and will always miss you brother. R.I.P Steve - Posted by: Curtis Brethauer (Friend ) on: Dec 08, 2013

  • I'm am sorry to hear that we lost another great winnipeg musician. He will be missed!! - Posted by: joey senft (apart of the music scene) on: Dec 08, 2013

  • My deepest condolences to Steve's family. I`ll miss you man...all my love. RIP - Posted by: Courtney Conroy (Friend) on: Dec 08, 2013

  • My deepest condolences to Don and his family. May your hearts always be filled with the love you shared with your beautiful son and brother. - Posted by: Thora Meade (Workplace friend) on: Dec 08, 2013

  • My heart breaks for your terrible loss. You have my deepest sympathies. - Posted by: Karen Letkeman (nee Dawson) (Old friend of Karen & family) on: Dec 08, 2013

  • Steven was one of my first voice pupils, as was Katie; they both started piano with me as young children. I'll never forget them doing a duet at the church concert. How proud we all were! His passing leaves a void in the music and film world. We'll never know what he might have accomplished. Our world was blessed to have Steven for the short time he was here. Hugs to Don, Karen, Katie, and all the Routleys. - Posted by: Ishbel Moore (Family friend) on: Dec 08, 2013

  • There are no words to express the sorrow we feel. Though you are gone, Steven, you will always be with us. All our love. - Posted by: Felix, D'Anna, Vanessa, Andrew (Family) on: Dec 08, 2013

  • Steve was a fine, good and handsome young man with very loving parents. He will be missed. But he is in God 's hands and in peace until we meet again. We love him in life and in his final destination! Ed. I. Onyebuchi - Posted by: Dr. Edward I. Onyebuchi (Very precious family friends) on: Dec 08, 2013

  • I was very sad to hear the tragic news. Steven was a great guy and will be missed by so many! Heaven has gained another angel. - Posted by: Sheena (friend) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • Our deepest condolences go out to Don and his family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. - Posted by: Larry and Karen Lockhart (Colleague of Father) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • Your music will stay alive for me in your recordings with The Nods. We are sad for ourselves that you are gone. We rejoice in the truth that you made a difference in everyone you touched with your loving presence...and that God needed you now... - Posted by: Doug Broeska (Proud supporting father of Steve's band, The Nods) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • Steven was a good friend of mine in high school. I can remember countless jam sessions in the band room and performances at school. I still have a picture of Steven and I jamming with Randy Bachman and it will forever be a memory I cherish. This past April a chance meeting led me to celebrating Steven's 24th birthday with him and I feel blessed to have seen him one last time. Rest peacefully Steven. I will always consider you a friend. - Posted by: Joshua Piche (School Friend) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • Karen I am so sorry for your family's loss. I remember the light in your eyes when you told me of the Christmas you gave him music software and how happy he was to work with his new toy. I also remember your excitement when he participated in the Canadian Idol contest. He was so talented and you could see how much he was loved by you. My prayers and thoughts are with you. - Posted by: Shannon Campbell (Friend) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • Dear Karen, Don and Katie... I was so saddened to hear of your son's passing. My heartfelt condolences and deepest sympathies go out to you at this most difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Robert - Posted by: Robert Elliott () on: Dec 07, 2013

  • All of my love goes to your family at this time & thoughts & peaceful grieving is wished for Steven's family & friends. I'm so happy I met Steven when I did, you will be so deeply missed funny guy, Rest In Paradise xoxo - Posted by: Ashley Brethauer () on: Dec 07, 2013

  • Our hearts go out to you, Don, Karen & Katie, on this cold winter day. You are in our thoughts and prayers. - Posted by: Gary Bunio & Leanne Squair (Friends of the Parents) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • The current level of sadness is indescribable. R.I.P Steven - Posted by: Chela Simunyola (Friend) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • Hearing of Steven's passing was a shock and filled our hearts with sorrow. Can not imagine how difficult it is to say goodbye to a son and brother that has left far to early. Our prayers and thoughts are with you Karen, Don & Katie. - Posted by: Tye & Nancy Gamey (Friends) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • As such a versatile and involved performer, Steven was a bright light for us performing arts teachers, and also for the countless audiences that he delighted over the years. He brought so many smiles, both on and off stage. May it comfort you to know that the burden of your grief is shared by so many. - Posted by: Art Zuke (Teacher) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • Go with Jesus Steven. Mwaka - Posted by: Mwaka Kaonga (Friend) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • My thoughts are with you in your sorrow. I have a nice memory of Steven - it was a telephone call when he was about 7 or 8 years old. He was on an overnight trip out of town and he thought he had forgot his "blankie". Dad made sure though that if Steven called and he did call, that I would tell him that his "blankie" was in the pillow case with his pillow. Sleep peacefully Steven Mom and Dad did not forget your "blankie". - Posted by: Joyce (worked with Don at TBS) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • My deepest condolences to Karen, Don, Katie, Doreen and Keith; their family and friends. How deeply saddened to hear of Steven's passing. We have lost a young man with so much promise. I will always remember what a good friend he was to my son Ryan and also how he smiled and said hello or waved whenever he saw me. He is now playing music in heaven. - Posted by: Leanne Hanuschuk (friend) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • It's been nice sharing stories about you over the past couple days, you will be missed more than words can describe. Love you Steve. Deepest Sympathy to Karen, Don, and Katie, as well as Steven`s extended family. - Posted by: Derek Komatich () on: Dec 07, 2013

  • Don Karen and Katie, We are sorry to hear of your loss. Steven will be missed by all who knew him. Our prays and thoughts are with you. - Posted by: Bill and Kristin Walker (Friend ) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • My deepest and most sincere condolences go out to Don, Karen, Katie & all those who knew Steven. I remember Karen bringing Steven to the office many times and watched this young boy grow up over the years. I loved hearing about his developing talents working as an extra in film and his passion for playing music. He had so much creativity and found his niche. I enjoyed receiving his CD compilations of music he recorded with his band back in his teen years. I was a fan and looked forward to new developments. He had so much talent and used those gifts to share with others and I will never forget that about Steven. I am saddened at such a tragic loss and keeping you in my prayers. - Posted by: Brenda Letain (Fomer WD Colleague of Karen) on: Dec 07, 2013

  • Karen, there are no words for the tragic loss of your son. My thoughts and especially my prayers are with you during this time. Dorthy - Posted by: Dorthy Majewski (Friend) on: Dec 06, 2013

  • Godspeed Steven. - Posted by: Greg Routley (Uncle) on: Dec 06, 2013

  • Many good memories of Stolen Signature having a practice in our basement. Many good memories of having a beer at gigs with Don & Karen. So sad at your loss. Steven was very special to our family & will be missed very deeply - Posted by: Gary & Debb Brethauer (Freind) on: Dec 06, 2013

  • I went to high school with Steven, and I knew him as a talented musician, a good student and just a great guy to be around. Although we had fallen out of touch somewhat since graduation, I ran into him a little over a month ago. We had a great time catching up, so I was shocked and saddened to hear of his passing, especially at such a young age. I wish to extend my deepest condolences to Steven's family for their tragic loss. May he rest in peace. - Posted by: Colin Simm (Friend) on: Dec 06, 2013

  • I was deeply saddened by the news of your son's passing. My heart felt condolences to you, Karen, and your family. Julie Lavallée - Posted by: Julie Lavallée (DFO collegue ) on: Dec 06, 2013

  • Sending heartfelt condolences to Don, his family, and Steven's friends everywhere. I sincerely hope that you find peace in your grief and that, in due course, you can carry on with the many memories of your son and friend to warm your hearts. Life is forever changed but, as I had to learn, the sun does shine after the most dreadful of storms. - Posted by: Albert van Huizen (Industry colleague (of Don's)) on: Dec 06, 2013

  • R.I.P. Steve. The memories mean more than you will ever imagine. I'll miss you forever man. - Posted by: Alex L (Best Friend) on: Dec 06, 2013

  • My deepest condolences... - Posted by: Rachelle Smith () on: Dec 06, 2013

  • My deepest and most sincere condolences. My thoughts are with you and your family. Très sincèrement, Christine - Posted by: Christine Lavergne (Colleague of Karen's) on: Dec 06, 2013

  • We love you Steve. - Posted by: Jay and Jess (Friends) on: Dec 06, 2013

  • Karen I must express my deepest personal condolences on the death of your son. My thoughts are very much with you and yours at this very difficult time. John Collins St. John's - Posted by: John Collins () on: Dec 06, 2013

  • You were a wonderful man, a great inspiration musically and I'm sorry we weren't as close in recent years. I wish your family the best, you will be truly missed. - Posted by: Blaine W. (friend) on: Dec 06, 2013

  • We are deeply shocked and saddened to hear that Steve has passed away. We loved Steve and he was always so kind and respectful to all of us over the years. We have many wonderful memories of Steve and Ashley playing music together and socializing at parties at our home. We will miss his gentle spirit and beautiful smile. Our thoughts and prayers go out to his family at this very sad time. God Bless you all and may Steve be at peace and playing his music for the angels. - Posted by: Ashley and the Bart family (friend/musician buddy) on: Dec 06, 2013

  • Dear Karen, Don and Katie, we are so saddened by the recent passing of Steven. Our thoughts and love are with you. If Randy and I can be of any assistance in the weeks/months moving forward, don't hesitate to ask, we will be there. - Posted by: Denise Lécuyer (Friend) on: Dec 06, 2013

  • We were so saddened to learn of your loss. May memories of Steven and the love of family and friends sustain you in the days ahead. You are in our thoughts and prayers. - Posted by: Ed & Wendy Sikora and Family (Friends) on: Dec 06, 2013

  • My prayers and condolences go out to Don Hurst and his family. My family shares in your pain and if there is anything we can do just ask. I know that Don told me many good stories about Steven and I always felt the love he has for his son. - Posted by: Ken Taylor (Friend of Father) on: Dec 06, 2013

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