a young paris, ont. circle of relatives is grieving the loss of a liked husband and father of two after a tragic bike coincidence in advance this month.
in saturday’s funeral service for kyle dow, his spouse victoria stated: “there are no phrases which can even come near being capable of describe the way this all feels.”
through tears she shared that kyle turned into her companion for over sixteen years and husband for nearly seven years.
“he lit up the room, and most significantly to me, he lit up our little boys’ international. i need that lower back for them.” stated dow. “we love and leave out him a lot, and even though we will’t see him, we realize he’ll in no way in reality leave us.”
kyle died on july fifteenth doing what dow said he loved maximum – riding his bike.
police said two other cars had been concerned in the collision inside the eastbound lanes of highway 403 and wayne gretzky limited-access highway in brantford.
“it simply tears your heart out,” stated john thomson, kyle’s father-in-law.
thomson said his daughter known as him after listening to what happened. it’s a telephone call that he stated he nonetheless on occasion “wakes up at night time listening to.”
he said he’s devastated for his daughter and grandsons: two-yr-old axel and 4-yr-vintage ryder.
“ryder got here to us and stated ‘my daddy’s dead and he’s not coming domestic, however if i need to talk to him, i can communicate to him up there and he pointed to the clouds,” said thomson. “he changed into the sort of proper dad. he did the entirety for those boys.”
he said it took time to accept his daughter’s dating, but kyle impressed him.
“he grew to become out to be a hard-working man, wonderful issuer and absolutely cherished his own family,” thomson said. “they fell in love as teenagers, and it simply were given bigger, and i don’t assume it waned at all. you could see and experience it as you stroll into their residence.”
thomson began a fundraising marketing campaign for the paris circle of relatives. as of sunday afternoon, it has raised over $47,000 to assist victoria and the children.
“she became a live-at-domestic mom. this may get her over the hump. she’s going to have payments to pay,” stated thomson.
thomson stated the continued assist is a testament to how a whole lot kyle supposed to all people who knew him.
their own family of 4 changed into planning to head camping of their new trailer this summe,r and thomson stated victoria is still set on taking the men out as a minimum once as a tribute to kyle.