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COLIN DANIEL EDMOND

Date of Passing: Apr 04, 2014

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COLIN DANIEL EDMOND With heavy hearts and great sadness we announce the sudden passing of Colin Daniel Edmond on April 4, 2014. He will be greatly missed and lovingly remembered by his mum, Beverley Geddes (Michael), dad, James Edmond (Heather, Nic, and Luke) and his brothers, Matt and Luc. He will also be dearly missed by his Nana, Margaret Brown, aunts, uncles, cousins and many dear friends. He was predeceased by his loving grandparents, Joan and Walt Geddes, and Gordon Edmond. Colin arrived as our bundle of joy on May 10, 1994. Another healthy, bouncing boy, a brother for his doting older brother Matt. Later, Colin reciprocated by doting on his younger brother Luc. Our house was filled with hijinks, laughter and never ending action. Colin was a high energy boy, full of fun and antics, and loving to explore the world. His renown for scaling heights was legendary much to his parents' concern. He attended St. John Brebeuf School, then Westgate Mennonite Collegiate and was enrolled in the Fine Arts program at the University of Manitoba. Colin always made friends easily and everyone loved him for his outgoing, fun-loving nature and easy going personality. Colin had many talents. He was a great artist, was a talented singer and as many Facebook posts attest, was the best hug-giver ever. Colin loved to travel and had many wonderful trips with his family and a special trip to Europe with his Westgate School buddies as well as the trip of a lifetime to Greece last summer. Colin played goal in hockey enjoying the thrill of keeping the puck out of the net for his teammates. He was an avid downhill skier and no one could rival his expertise on video games. He was the go-to guy for any IT problems in the household. "Really Mum? Really?" Colin was a dedicated and valued cook at Pizzeria Gusto where he spent long hours working hard to save up for his University education. Grandma Joan and Nana Brown would agree that Colin was one of the most thoughtful, sensitive and compassionate grandsons; always ready to help with a chair, lending an arm while walking, picking up the cane, generally lightening the load with his inimitable charm. Colin's sense of humour and charisma will be deeply missed by his family and friends. His love for life and shining heart will forever bring sunshine to our lives. A memorial service will be held at Bethel Mennonite Church, 465 Stafford St., Winnipeg on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at 1:00 p.m. to celebrate the life of our loving son and brother. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Colin's memory to the Colin Edmond Memorial Scholarship Fund being established at Westgate Mennonite Collegiate, 86 W Gate, Winnipeg, MB R3C 2E1, (204) 775-7111, or a charity of one's choice. "love you more than blueberries." THOMSON "IN THE PARK" 204-925-1120 Condolences may be sent to www.thomsoninthepark.com

As published in the Winnipeg Free Press on Apr 10, 2014

Condolences & Memories (25 entries)

  • Dear Jim and Bev. We send our deepest condolences for the loss of your loved one. May you find peace. - Posted by: Russ and Carol Airhart (Friend) on: Jun 23, 2014

  • Love and memories will give you strength to carry on and Colin's soul will always be a part of all of you. - Posted by: Richard Beamish (colleague of Jim) on: Apr 15, 2014

  • Jim, I was so sorry to hear of the sad loss of your beautiful son. Words are completely inadequate at such a time, but please know we are thinking of you and your family and hoping your love and the memories of your son will help you through the months ahead. - Posted by: Denise Hamblin (Former coworker of Jim) on: Apr 15, 2014

  • Our deepest condolences to you and all your family. You are in our thoughts and prayers. - Posted by: Shauna Filuk () on: Apr 15, 2014

  • Jim, we are all shocked by the terrible news. Our deepest condolences to you and your family. We cannot imagine the depth or the range of your feelings at this time. It is a harsh reminder of how precious and fleeting life can be; and holding those dear to us a little closer becomes that much more important. Your family are in our thoughts and prayers. - Posted by: Michael & Jennifer Chia (Friend) on: Apr 14, 2014

  • Jim, our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this time. - Posted by: Martin and Chia family (Friend) on: Apr 14, 2014

  • Our thoughts & prayers are with you. May you find peace through your faith and all your memories of Colin at Victoria Beach & all the good times you had, Bev & family. - Posted by: Susan(nee McLean) & Trevor Watson (friends with Geddes for years) on: Apr 13, 2014

  • So sorry to learn of Colin's passing, please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you. I remember Colin as a blonde-haired sun-tanned beach boy. I wish you peace. - Posted by: Miriam Duff (old friend from VB & Fort Garry days) on: Apr 12, 2014

  • What a remarkable young man. My thoughts and prayers are with you all..I only know of this fine child via Ross Brownlee, his former teacher at Westgate. Please know that your son/brother/cousin was well loved by so many. - Posted by: Grace Cloutier (guest artist/Westgate ) on: Apr 12, 2014

  • Jim, I was so sorry to hear of the sudden passing of your son. My deepest sympathies to you and your family. Bernice - Posted by: Bernice Bender (Former Co-worker of Jim) on: Apr 12, 2014

  • It is with such sadness that I write this note to you and your family. My boys shared so many wonderful summers with your sons at Vic Beach. Colin was such a good chum to them. Our hearts are heavy with grief at your loss and hope that the healing power of love will see you through. - Posted by: Brenda Gorlick (Cottage Friend; Jordie & Taj's mom) on: Apr 12, 2014

  • Our sincerest and most heartfelt condolences for your family at this sad time. "There is all kinds of love in this world, but never the same love twice". - F. Scott Fitzgerald - Posted by: Jerry, Linda, Megan and Kelly Pugh (Friend) on: Apr 12, 2014

  • Our deepest sympathies to your family. The loss of one so young is so tragic. Living across the street we watched your boys all grow up to be young men. May your wonderful memories and faith sustain you at this extremely sad time. Sandy and Vince Loptson - Posted by: Sandy and Vince Loptson (Neighbour) on: Apr 12, 2014

  • Jim, my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. May your precious memories bring you comfort. - Posted by: Anita Gingera (Past Co-worker of Jim) on: Apr 11, 2014

  • It is with such a heavy heart that I write this, Bev. When Scott and I met you and your boys travelling in Greece last July, we felt an instant connection to all of you because your young men reminded us so much of our 19 year old boys at home. The love, respect and admiration between all 4 of you was so strong that you have remained with us ever since. I know I can't even imagine what you are all experiencing, but I sense that you will curl up, hold each other tight and weather this storm together. I wish you all peace at this sad time. - Posted by: Tracy and Scott berry (Greek travelling mates) on: Apr 11, 2014

  • Again, no words to express how sorry we are. May you find peace and comfort from each other in this trying time. The kids just loved Colin, always with a witty comment or a big hug. We enjoyed having him out to the cottage with Jill, Dyl and the gang. He will be sadly missed. Our prayers are with the family at this time. God Bless you, Lori, Levi and Abbi - Posted by: Lori Hovorka, Levi Hovorka, & Abbi Friesen (friend) on: Apr 11, 2014

  • Very saddened to hear of your loss. Our thoughts are with you. - Posted by: Ken and Debbie Dryden () on: Apr 11, 2014

  • My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this difficult time. - Posted by: Ruth Dyck (A Westgate teacher for the boys) on: Apr 11, 2014

  • Our sincerest and deepest condolences to your family at this most trying time. Colin was truly loved by his friends. - Posted by: Deborah & Shawn Stawiarski (Luke Stawiarski ( Colins friend ) parents) on: Apr 11, 2014

  • Words cannot begin to express my sorrow for your loss. You are all in my thoughts and prayers. - Posted by: Jerri-Lee MacKay (co-worker of Bev) on: Apr 11, 2014

  • So sorry to hear this news - our thoughts and prayers are with you all - Posted by: Anne and Petr Kresta and family (fellow babysitting co-op members from years back) on: Apr 11, 2014

  • Sending you our thoughts and condolences. - Posted by: The Borys Family (neighbours) on: Apr 10, 2014

  • My prayers and thoughts go out to you Jim and your family during this difficult time. - Posted by: Deanne Luna (Past co-worker of Jim) on: Apr 10, 2014

  • Offering condolences just doesn't seem like much Bev. I wanted to share how much I enjoyed your boys in their elementary years. They were all so full of life. I am thinking of you and your family at this difficult time. Anne Christianson - Posted by: Anne Christianson (Co-worker, friend) on: Apr 10, 2014

  • Our thoughts are with you at this time. We can only imagine your deep sorrow at the loss of your beloved Colin. - Posted by: Gord and Pam Brown (Extended family) on: Apr 10, 2014

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