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Kyle Smith Scanlon

5 September 1971 - 3 July 2012

May he find peace

Kyle Scanlon
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A Little About Kyle

Kyle Andrew Smith Scanlon was a beloved community leader, friend and colleague. A pillar of the LGBTQ community, Kyle was an inspiration to those who knew him, and a wonderful son and brother. He will be missed dearly by all who knew him.

The projects, initiatives, programs and organizations to which Kyle contributed are numerous. Kyle served as the Trans Community Services Coordinator and subsequently as the Research, Education and Training Consultant at The 519 Church Street Community Centre leading intiatives such as the Trans Access Project and Project Open Door. Kyle was a proud member of the Trans Pulse team, was active in his work with Bereavement Families of Ontario and the Gay/Bi/Queer Transmen Working Group.

Originally from Hamilton, Kyle formerly served as the Executive Director of the Lesbian Gay Bi Trans Youth Line - the first openly transgender man to be the ED of an LGBTQ organization in Cananda.

Kyle's portrait is featured in the National Portrait Gallery at the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives, he is survived by his father Richard Lloyd Smith, his brother Richard Michael Smith and many close friends.

 

Recent Notices

For all of you out there who did know Kyle Scalon, and those who never got a chance to meet this incredible man, I invite you to come and share some memories with us to remember and honor all of his hard years of work put into our community.

He was always loving, caring and worrying about all of us, lets keep Kyle's memory alive together.

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Recent Messages of Condolence

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I am from GermanyI read about Kyleits very sad.I read he was a very caring man and a good fellow .He also helped other transsexual people.Its sad when someone find no help. I am also trans and I am a member of the New Apostolic Church.I pray to a loving God that he will help Kyle to find peace in a better world.

Ragnar 8 May, 2015

Hey I MISS YOU BIG TIME. I cannot believe it has been MORE then a year.

Jesse Larabee 29 May, 2014

http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=VLaCAfBbqng http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_detailpage&v=yC0Izm9VVgQ http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lD2g9W57KQM&feature=player_detailpage

darla sycamore 26 March, 2014

I cannot believe it has been almost a year. Your lamps are atop my piano and that leather jacket of yours will hang forever in my front closet. I miss you like it was just yesterday. Tiddly Pom, my friend, Tiddly Pom.

Janet 27 June, 2013

For many years Kyle supported our training process and built awareness in HEYY youth phone line volunteers. Having just learnt of his passing, we join others in sharing condolences and celebrating the contributions he made. He will be a missed element in our training sessions. Tanya Gerber, Interim Executive Director

Neighbourhood Centre, HEYY Youth Line 17 January, 2013

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