February 11, 1975 - November 28, 2009
After 9 years of an intense and determined battle, Chad has quietly succumbed to Multiple Myeloma.
Chad was a rare individual who touched so many people in a meaningful and lasting way. He leaves an immense void for his family and friends.
Chad is survived by the love of his life, Megan Williams, his parents, Clark and Sandy, his sister Jennifer (Bill), niece Lauren and nephew Ben. His memories and life will be cherished by his numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends from around the world.
Special thanks to Dr. Stephen Nantel, his associates and all the nurses and specialists who have collectively provided Chad with extraordinary care while being a patient of the VGH Bone Marrow Transplant Program. The nurses and staff at The Krall Centre Outpatient Clinic, where Chad spent countless hours, deserve special mention.
Also thanks to the anonymous donor who selflessly donated marrow for Chad’s two bone marrow transplants, giving him an extended chance at life; and to Katharine Sedgwick who was the rock for Chad throughout his diagnosis and first transplant.
A Celebration of Life will be held at Hollyburn Country Club (950 Cross Creek Rd, West Vancouver), on Saturday December 5, 2009 from 12:00pm-2:00pm.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Blood Disorders/Hematology Clinical Trials Unit at VGH in Chad’s memory.
Cheques can be made out to the VGH & UBC Hospital Foundation. (Comment line: HCTU - Chad Warren). VGH/UBC Hospital Foundation, 855 West 12th Ave, Vancouver BC, V5Z 1M9
Online donations can be made at: www.tinyurl.com/chads1million. (‘In Memory’: Chad Warren)
His family and friends encourage everyone to save a life by taking the time to register as a bone marrow/organ donor and donating blood on a regular basis.
Posted by Chad Warren at 12:11 AM
AnonymousDecember 1, 2009 at 12:47 AM
Peace and love to you Chad and to your incredible family. We feel honored to have known such a beautifully inspirational person. We love you, Jacki & Warren.
AnonymousDecember 5, 2009 at 3:16 PM
Goodbye old friend! Everytime I think of you I will remember the crazy SLU days. I catch myself laughing remembering the time we died the front of your hair blonde!! So many good memories. Thanks for the laughs.
Angelina and Jay Brockett
AnonymousDecember 15, 2009 at 9:43 PM
We only had the opportunity of meeting you on the front lawn of Tony and Brenda's house when Tony was recuperating from his hip transplant but I want everyone to know how deeply we admire you.
Anita and Ed Lefebvre