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His life was taken on Saturday, July 31, 2010 when he was swept by a current in the Kettle River at Christina Lake. He was born on April 21, 1991 in Vancouver, BC.

Nick loved to play baseball (Trail Jays), hockey and loved to golf and fish. He will always be remembered for his beautiful smile, bright blue eyes, amazing laugh, and his huge heart. Nick will truly be remembered by everyone.

He is survived by his parents Thomas and Shelley, and brother and best friend Jesse; grandparents M. Carol Rypien; Aunts and Uncles Kathy and Dennis Yee, Brian and Shannon Rypien, Brad Rypien, Alaina Rotschy, Daune and Dennis Wiens, Valerie and Robert Wasylkiw, and Brent Sandulescu; as well as numerous couins. Nick was predeceased by his grandparents John Rypien, and Peter and Marjorie Sandulescu.

A memorial service will be held at the Warfield Hall on Friday, August 13, 2010 at 11:30 a.m. Al Grywacheski of Personal Alternative Funeral Services “Carberry’s Chapel” is entrusted with arrangements.

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