Riley Dickson Death & Obituary: A Registered Nurse at the Heart Institute in Ottawa has died at age 28

Riley Dickson Death & Obituary: Riley Dickson of Timmins, Ontario, has passed away at the age of 28. Known for his positivity and love for life, Riley was a dedicated registered nurse who worked in various healthcare institutions including Pembroke, the Heart Institute in Ottawa, CHEO, Vancouver, and Halifax.

Riley Dickson’s Organ Donation Legacy

Riley was passionate about organ donation and made his wishes clear to his family and friends. His selfless decision saved the lives of five people, and his tissue donations are expected to improve the lives of up to 80 others. Riley’s generosity continues to impact many, even after his passing.

Who Was Riley Dickson?

Riley Dickson was a resident of Timmins, Ontario, who lived an adventurous and fulfilling life. He hiked to Machu Picchu in Peru, soaked in the hot springs of Iceland, and visited Scotland, Ireland, Spain, Portugal, and Amsterdam. Despite his young age, Riley accomplished more than many do in a lifetime, continually seeking new challenges both professionally and personally.

Known for his intellect and humor, Riley was admired for his fearless approach to life. He was set to begin his Master’s at Queens University in September, with plans to teach anatomy to future medical professionals. His passion for learning and helping others defined his remarkable journey.

Tributes to Riley Dickson

Susan: “I am deeply sorry for such a devastating loss. Riley and my daughter Emily were friends, and he was such a bright light. I loved our chats, his enthusiasm, and the way he supported his friends. May he find peace. Again, I am so very sorry and utterly gutted with this news. Take care.”

Christina: “This breaks my heart, guys. He was honestly such a positive, life-loving guy. In his time as a student at our mine, we enjoyed all his smiles, laughter, and positivity. You all raised an incredible person. Heaven gained a true angel. Sending you so much love.”

Greg: “It’s hard to believe we are done making new memories together. Riley truly lived his purpose, helping others and showcasing his intelligence while saving lives. It’s only fitting that he leaves us doing the same. I can only imagine the impact he would have continued to make in this world. He will be missed, mourned, and carried along in so many hearts.”

Funeral Arrangements

A viewing for friends will be held on Friday, June 28th, from 7-9 pm at Miron-Wilson Funeral Home in Timmins.

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Riley Dickson’s life was a testament to service, adventure, and compassion. His legacy as a registered nurse, adventurer, and organ donor will continue to inspire and save lives. As his family, friends, and community mourn his loss, they also celebrate the incredible impact he had in his short 28 years. Riley’s spirit will live on in the hearts of those who knew him and in the many lives he touched through his generosity and dedication.