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Lyric Ronald

LYRIC, Ronald

Ron passed away on Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at the age of 76. He was Associate Professor of Microbiology at the University of Manitoba. After retirement, he and his wife Linda moved to Kelowna where they created and led a variety of courses at SLR, a seniors’ organization. Ron also became Registrar and sat on the Board there.

Ron is survived by his loving wife Linda of 25 years; daughters Karen Lyric of Vancouver, BC; Christine Lyric of Winnipeg, MB; Cheryl Lyric of Winnipeg, MB; Marlene Lyric (Collinson) of Peachland, BC; step-daughter Laura Kaminsky (McFee) of Winnipeg, MB; and grandchildren Ethan, Ian, Cassidy, Jovan, and Michael.

A Celebration of Life service will be held on Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 2:00 P.M. in the gym at the Boys and Girls Club, 1434 Graham Street, Kelowna, BC.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Society for Learning in Retirement, 1434 Graham Street, Kelowna BC, V1Y 3A8.

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Service: Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 2:00 P.M.

Location: Boys and Girls Club - Gym

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The service for LYRIC, Ronald is scheduled for Thursday, May 25, 2017 at 2:00 P.M.. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

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Boys and Girls Club - Gym

1434 Graham Street Kelowna, BC


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  • Linda I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you–the two of you were such a close couple.

    Condolence sent by: Marie MacRae on April 19, 2017 at 6:43 pm

  • Dear Linda, So sorry to hear about Ron. He was such a nice, gentle person and will be missed by so many. With sincere sympathy, Sylvia Clerke

    Condolence sent by: Sylvia Clerke on April 19, 2017 at 7:47 pm

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