On June 21, 2014, Sylvian passed away peacefully at the Mel Miller Hospice, Edmonton General after a long illness.
Syl leaves to mourn his loss, wife, Helen; son Lynnsay of Edmonton and daughter Lorna (David) of Errington, B.C.; sisters-in-law, Eleanor, Josephine and Hilda; good friends Melissa and Aysia; nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his parents, Edwin and Sylvia.
Cremation has taken place and to comply with his wishes there will be no service at this time.