Bryan Smithson Lightfoot


It is with great sadness but gratitude for a life well-lived that we announce the passing of Bryan Lightfoot, surrounded by family, on Saturday August 26, 2023, at the age of 75 at People Care, Tavistock, Ontario. 

Bryan is survived by his wife Linda Lightfoot (Hoy), whom he married on January 21, 1967; his sister Edna Reid; his four sons, Greg (Candy), Gord (Danielle), Ron (Lisa), and Tom (Canday).  Loving Grandfather to his seven grandchildren Genny, Megan, Dan, Gillian, Jordon, Nick, and Abby, and loving Great Grandfather to Ella, Lauren, Madi, Olivia, and Breanna.   Bryan is predeceased by his parents Allan and Clara Lightfoot (nee Gough); his brothers Allan Lightfoot, and Hugh Lightfoot, his sisters Caroline (Jim) Handy and Viola (Ray) Bender. 

We wish to give thanks to all the PSWs, Nurses, Doctors, and Staff at People Care Tavistock for all the care they provided to Bryan during his short time there. 

A Celebration of Life will be held with family and friends on Saturday September 16, 2023, from 1 to 4:00 pm, at Braemer Valley Park, 495856 10th Line, Woodstock, Ontario.  In lieu of flowers, memorial donations to Parkinson’s Canada or People Care Tavistock would be greatly appreciated.

Wareing Cremation Services, 225 Norwich Avenue, Woodstock has been entrusted with Final Arrangements.  Your messages of remembrance and condolence may be shared here at



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  • To all the Lightfoot Family: our sincere sympathy to all in the passing of your loved one. Ted & Gail

    Ted & Gail Donaldson
  • To Aunt Linda, Greg,Gord, Ron, Tom and families,
    We send our deepest condolences. Uncle Brian will be missed. May you find peace in your memories.

    Ron and Wendy Plasschaert(Bender)
  • So sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    We gave a donation to People Care in memory of Bryan ❤️

    Bob & Bonnie Wright
  • I am deeply sorry for the loss of Bryan! I will miss him deeply at work, it’s definitely not going to be the same with out him there! He was such an amazing soul! Rest in sweetest peace!

    Melissa M

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