The young man who believed and proved that a smile can change the world has left this world a better place. The family and friends whom he loved so well must now, with heavy hearts, announce his sudden passing on Friday, April 15th, 2011 at the age of 19 years.

Family and friends were very important to Byron. He will be remembered by many from being a student at BX School and Vernon Senior Secondary School. Byron also volunteered at Heron Grove Seniors’ Center. He loved skiing, biking, kayaking, hiking; anything to do with the outdoors.

Byron is survived by his loving family: his parents, Roy and Linda; one sister, Laura; grandparents: Edith and Peter Hirsch of Penticton and grandmother, Marla Chatham of Abbotsford; two uncles, Robert (Laurie) Hirsch of Calgary and Ernie (Debby) Chatham of Tswassen; one aunt, Lois Chatham of Abbotsford, many cousins and friends.

The Memorial Service for Byron will be held on Saturday, April 23rd, 2011 at 2:00 p.m. in All Saints Anglican Church with The Rev. Canon Chris Harwood-Jones officiating.

Those friends wishing to make memorial contributions in memory of Byron may do so to Independent Living Vernon, “Cycle for Independence”, #107, 3402-27th Avenue, Vernon, BC V1T 1S1.

Always loved . . . . . Always remembered

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