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Obituary for Christopher Hyndman

With shattered hearts, the family and friends of Christopher Hyndman are mourning the loss of our cherished “beautiful boy.”

Steven Sabados and Christopher Hyndman stand together with arms wrapped around each other and holding hands.

With his lifelong partner Steven Sabados, Christopher shared an extraordinary 27 year adventure of laughter, fun, professional success but above all else, a magical unbending love.

In Christopher’s world, beauty could be found everywhere. In the perfume of ocean air, in the cut of a suit, the construction of a high Louboutin heel, the harmonious design of a room or a simple meal prepared from scratch by Steven.

Those who knew him best understood these truths.

Christopher’s charisma, his curiosity, wicked wit and that dazzling smile — lit up rooms, elevated heavy hearts and because he and Steven understood, together, they had a profound influence and impact on so many, Christopher was always seeking to understand better, the complexities of our human existence. Nothing gave him greater pleasure than knowing he had, in some way, shifted someone’s life for the better, changed a rigid point of view, or showed a struggling teenager in some remote town somewhere in Canada, that being LGBTQ was cause for celebration and pride.

During his too short life, Christopher was our blazing comet, our Fire Horse. Now we know his fire and its power has not been extinguished.

For all of us who knew and loved him dearly, Christopher is with us in heart and spirit; now and forever.

Christopher is also survived by his mother Glenda Hyndman, his father Ted Purnell and a large extended family of relatives and friends.

A public celebration of life will take place at a future date. If you should wish, donations to The Red Door or The Tommy Sexton Shelter would be deeply appreciated.


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