It is with profound sadness and grief that our family announce the passing of our incredible, kind, resilient, and brave young man. Noah fought hard every single day and will forever be NOAH STRONG in our hearts and minds.
Noah was able to light up a room with his incredible smile and beautiful bright eyes. His love for his family was immense! His zest for life was contagious. His caring and compassionate ways like no other. A real gentle soul with an inquisitive mind. A fierce competitor with a conscience for fair play and most of all an incredible young man.
Noah had many titles in his young life; son, devoted big brother, grandson, nephew, cousin, friend, dog whisperer, assistant captain, teammate, a dedicated athlete and now organ donor and this selfless gift of life is a testament to who he is. He has in no doubt changed the lives of families that have almost lost hope. There is no greater gift one could ever give. Noah’s legacy will live on through the lives of those he has changed forever.
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An immense outpouring of love and support from thousands from every corner of the world was sent to Noah and our family and for that we are grateful!
Thank you is simply not enough to express how appreciative our family is to all that have prayed for Noah, fundraised, donated and sent well wishes and encouragement either by telephone, social media, news media and television.
We are forever thankful.
To all of Noah’s dear friends, teammates, neighbours, coaches, teachers, businesses, hockey community around the world, sports associations, track club, churches, local politicians, nurses, doctors, EMS, physiotherapists, speech pathologist and rehab team we are eternally indebted to your compassion and incredible care for Noah.
The support we have been given is unfathomable.
Jody, Dave, Jorja, Luesby and Dugas families