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Alexander Sawchyn

April 29, 2022


Alex Sawchyn

It is with great sadness we announce the passing of Alex Sawchyn at the St. Boniface Hospital on Friday April 29, 2022 at the age of 27 years.

He will forever be loved and remembered by his father Bob Sawchyn (Christine Comte); his siblings, Tori (Dominic Martens), Carly Sholikowski and Matthew Sawchyn; his nephew Brooks Martens; his girlfriend Emily Nunoda and her parents Peter and Joanne Nunoda; his grandparents Isabel Sawchyn (nee Eckmier) and Jacques and Yvonne Boisclair (nee Harper); his aunt Natalie (Tim St. James); his uncle Larry Sawchyn and his cousins Lily St. James, Sheldon and Quinton Sawchyn; as well as many friends.

Alex is predeceased by his mother Jacqueline Sawchyn (née Boisclair) and grandfather Tom Sawchyn.

Alex came into the world on March 22, 1995 in Orangeville, Ontario.  In 1999, the family relocated to Winnipeg, where Alex grew up.  He attended Sun Valley Elementary, John Pritchard and J.H. Bruns Collegiate and then went on to University College of the North to pursue his passion in Natural Resource Management and Technology. 

Upon completion of his schooling, he went on to be Senior Park Interpreter at Grand Beach and Birds Hill.  This was Alex’s dream job as he loved the outdoors.  Many adventures involved fishing, canoeing, hiking and camping, surrounded by a brotherhood of friends for over thirteen years.

Alex was kind, caring, patient, optimistic, smart, passionate and selfless. 

Our hearts are broken and Alex will be sadly missed by all those lives he touched.

Funeral service will be held at the Blessed Sacrament Parish in Kern Park, 710 Roanoke St, Winnipeg Manitoba on Wednesday, May 18, 2022 at 1:00 p.m. with a reception to follow at the Oxford Heights Community Club, 359 Dowling Avenue East, Winnipeg MB.

The service will be available to view via Live Streaming. If you would like your name to appear in the guestbook, please email your name to re: Alex.

Memorial donations can be made to CancerCare Manitoba Foundation.

Adam’s Funeral Home of Notre Dame de Lourdes, Manitoba in care of arrangements.  Phone 204-248-2201.  To view the service details and leave condolences, please visit

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Funeral Service
May 18, 2022

1:00 PM
Blessed Sacrament Parish
710 Roanoke St
Winnipeg, MB R2C 0K9

May 18, 2022

2:00 PM
Oxford Heights Community Club
359 Dowling Avenue East
Winnipeg, MB R2C 3M4

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