It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Dixon Jay Carscadden. Jay was born and raised in Red Deer, Alberta. He graduated from Hunting Hills High School, and attended Red Deer College. Jay was actively involved in the Catalina Swim Club, various music and band programs, photography, and he enjoyed poetry writing. Jay loved adventure and travelled extensively throughout South America and Asia. Jay had a wonderful belly laugh and a beautiful twinkle in his eyes. He will be deeply missed by his friends and family. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcphersonfh.com.
At the time of his passing, Jay was living in Cranbrook, B.C. Jay is survived by and will be greatly missed by his mom and dad, Keith and Betti Carscadden, his brother and sister-in-law, Kevin and Angela Carscadden (Aria and Kada), his sister and brother-in-law, Julie and Duncan McDonald (Emmett, Stirling and Rio-Belle), his Grandma, Gertie Anderson and his uncle, Bob Anderson. A private family service has taken place. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, June 16, (or June 23) 2012, in Windermere, B.C.
If loved ones so desire, memorial tributes may be made in honour of Jay’s memory to Mental Health Cranbrook via East Kootenay Foundation for Health, 20 23rd Avenue S, Cranbrook, B.C. V1C 5V1, 1-877-489-6481.
Settling Into Stillness
“The ground welcomes me to sit
Like the easy embrace of good friends
Settling into stillness” –Jay Carscadden