James McFadyenJune 27, 1956 ~ April 14, 2021
It is with great sadness that the family of James McFadyen announce his peaceful passing, with family by his side, on April 14, 2021 in Whitehorse, Yukon, after battling cancer.
James was born on June 27,1956 in Durham, England. He studied at Marden High School in Cullercoats, England where he also spent formative years with his brother Neville living in a children’s home. In 1980, James, along with his wife Cathryn, and his two sons, Jamie and Paul, immigrated to Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, with the support of his sister Carrol and family. He worked in the transportation industry in Kitchener and Stratford, Ontario, for the majority of his career.
James moved to the Yukon with his son Paul and his family in 2013, where he spent his semi-retirement working at Canadian Tire in the Auto Department. He loved spending time with his family, going for drives in his sports cars, and golfing.
James is survived by his children Jamie Allen McFadyen and Paul William McFadyen (Tracy), grandchildren Alyssa, Ashley, Jamie, Benjamin, Jacob, and Matthew, siblings Carrol Sood (Gary), Neville McFadyen (Teresa), and Step-siblings, Sandra, Paul, Deborah & Jackie and Ronnie.
James will be deeply missed and forever remembered in the hearts of his family.
In lieu of flowers, memorials can be made to the Yukon Hospital Foundation, Yukoners’ Cancer Care Fund (https://www.gifttool.com/donations/Donate?ID=104&AID=551).