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Cridland, Ryan Sean

July 11, 1989 — July 10, 2012

Was taken from us suddenly on July 10, 2012 just a day before his 23rd birthday. He leaves to cherish his memory his parents Ron and Elaine, three brothers Brayden (Michelle), Nathan, Donovan, his grandpa Lloyd, grandma Fran, granddad George, his beloved dog Sika and a large group of extended family and friends. A Celebration of Ryan’s Life will be on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm at Trinity Baptist Church, 1905 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Ryan Cridland Memorial Fund, c/o Central Okanagan Foundation, Suite 217 – 1889 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BC  V1Y 5V5 or on-line at www.centralokanaganfoundation.org.

A Celebration of Ryan’s Life will be on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm

Trinity Baptist Church

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Ryan Cridland Memorial Fund, c/o Central Okanagan Foundation, Suite 217 – 1889 Springfield Road, Kelowna, BCV1Y 5V5 Link: www.centralokanaganfoundation.org


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Service Details

The service for Cridland, Ryan Sean is scheduled for A Celebration of Ryan’s Life will be on Sunday, July 15, 2012 at 2:00 pm. Below you will find the map for the service location and the contact information should you have any questions.

Address & Contact for Service Location:

Trinity Baptist Church

1905 Springfield Road Kelowna, BC


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  • Julia Craig says:

    Dear Ron, Elaine and family, with special condolences to Donovan.

    May the Spirit of of the Holy One surround and support you at this time of sadness.

    Share the stories of your son, brother and he willnot be lost to you but will remain a part of your family.

    Blessings and love,

    Julia Craig +

  • Treena Campbell & family says:

    Our thoughts are with you at this time. Didnt know Ryan but know the family through the minor hockey community.

  • Treena Campbell & family says:

    Our condolences to the family. We did not know Ryan but know the family through the minor hockey community. Our thoughts are with you.

  • The Callioux Family says:

    Ron, Elaine & Family,
    We wanted to share with you our extreme sadness at the loss of Ryan.Our hearts go out to you at this difficult time. Please accept our sincere condolences.

    Kerrie, Gary, Ben & Amy Callioux (Minor Hockey Friends)

  • Tim Lenardon says:

    We are very saddened by your loss of Ryan.He was a true gentleman.We are so sorry for your family.Our Thoughts are with all of you.
    Tim Lenardon and family and the entire Mission Sports Staff. God Bless

  • Thelma Cridland Rhynas says:

    Dear Elaine and Ron, Brayden, Donovan and Nathan, My heart is full, longing to be there. Will be grieving with you in spirit on Sunday; glad that you will be surrounded by other comforting family members. It’s impossible to realize he’s gone. Completely unacceptable loss, this tragedy.
    Peace. Love, Auntie Thelma.

  • Thelma Cridland Rhynas says:

    Susan, Jeff, Catharine and Shawn send their love and heartfelt sympathy as well. It’s a terribly sad time for everyone. Don and Jane will be writing soon.

  • Natalie Saunders says:

    There are no words to express how sorry I am to hear of Ryan passing away so suddenly. May you find some peace while reflecting on the many happy memories you have of Ryan.

    Natalie, Lou and Bryan Quander (from Kelowna Minor Hockey)

  • Lana Beierbach says:

    Lana, Evert, Payson and Joshua sending heartfelt prayers and love to all of you; Ryan was always a wonderful part of our lives and will remain so. So very sorry to hear such tragic, sad news about a wonderful young man. We wish we could be there with you tomorrow; but will keep it a quiet day of reflection instead. Please take comfort in knowing Ryan blessed us all with many special memories and happiness…our hearts are very heavy. Love to all xo

  • John & Linda Boruta says:

    We are terribly saddened to hear the news and cannot be present as we are away on the island. Our thoughts and prayers are with you, especially sunday. John & Linda Boruta….

  • John & Linda Boruta says:

    We are terribly sorry to hear of your loss. We are unable to attend the service as we are on the island. Our thoughts and prayers with you. Sincerely, John and Linda Boruta

  • Briane and Patty Sproule (old neighbors in Alta.) says:

    Our heartfelt condolences on the loss of your dear son and brother Ryan. Our daughters, Alicea and Stacey, will be there with you today.

  • Louise Myshak says:

    I am very sorry for your loss. May the peace of Christ surround you in this most difficult time.

  • Marilyn & Perry Ksyniuk says:

    Dear Elaine & Ron & Family,
    We are so saddended by your tragic loss. As parents we cannot begin to understand only to wish you all healing through the memories that you all shared and to beleive that he is in a better place.

    Marilyn, Perry, Samara & Marec Ksyniuk

  • Rhonda Head says:

    Ron, Elaine and family:

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss and our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
    Rhonda Head and Wyatt Head

  • Janie and Mark Houston says:

    Our thoughts are with your family at this very difficult time.
    Mark, Janie,Miles and Kenzie Houston

  • Access Dental Centre says:

    We wanted you to know we are all thinking about your family and we are so sorry for your loss. We all enjoyed Ryan’s great personality when he came in- he will be missed.
    Klara & Alex, Donna, Sherry, Stacie, Krista, Ashley and Jeanine

  • Rodney, Grace, Shaun, Justin, Colin, Lindsay says:

    Dear Elaine, Ron, Brayden, Donovan and Nathan: We were so extremely saddened to hear of Ryan’s passing. Ryan was truly a unique and caring young man who was loved by many. Ryan will not be forgotten. May his love continue to be felt by your family forever. Ryan’s journey has evolved as he is now with God. He is safe with other members of our family. Elaine and Ron – thank you for the love that you have shown your sons. We will continue to pray for your family and may God comfort all of you.

  • Lynn Eek says:

    Dear Cridland Family,
    I don’t know your family but I had to write and send my condolences to your family.I know the pain of losing a son in a motorcycle accident. My son Scott was born April 19/89 and July 20 was four years since his passing.I still miss him but he is in my heart forever.May God be with your family now and always and the memories of your wonderful son be a reminder that some day we will see our children again.If you would like to meet for coffee and share memories I would love to be there for you.I can be reached at my e-mail.Hoping to hear from you when you are ready.Take of each other. Lynn Eek

  • Randy, Darlene and Elijah Cross says:

    Ron, Elaine and family. We are so sorry for the loss of your beloved Ryan. We have no idea of the pain you are suffering. We just pray that you find strength in Christ. Elijah was able to make it to Ryan’s memorial and he was struck by your words Ron. Let us know if you need anything and hugs to your boys.

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