Much-loved pastor dies
SASKATOON — Rev. Leonard (Len) Cyr of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saskatoon died in hospital June 3, 2012, at the age of 80 years.
He also served as chaplain at Saskatoon City Hospital and at Parkridge
Centre, and was known for his love of people, and his appreciation for
beauty, music and travel.
In 1990, Cyr was recognized with a Citizen of the Year
award for his contributions to the community. Over the years he volunteered
in many capacities, and served as a member of the board of directors
for a number of organizations, including St. Paul’s Hospital and Queen’s
House. Since his retirement in 2003, he regularly celebrated mass for
a number of communities of religious sisters in Saskatoon.
The vigil of prayer for was held June 5 at St. Philip Neri Parish, with the Mass of Christian Burial celebrated June 6 at St. Patrick Parish in Saskatoon.