It is with great sadness that we acknowledge the loss of our beloved son Ryan Mackenzie Buyting on July 26, 2022. He was born on August 6, 1995, to Rob and Karyn (Broad) Buyting and was a loving brother to Jon and Lauryn.
Ryan was passionate, kind, intelligent, and thoughtful. His work ethic was exceptional and he excelled at everything he set out to do. He lived by strong values. He identified with Stoic philosophy and strived to emulate “The Four Agreements”: Be impeccable with your word, never take anything personally, never make assumptions and always do your best.
He was a deep thinker and loved to have deep intellectual conversations. He didn’t have time for “small talk”. Ryan always challenged us to be better.
He was well-read and loved to meditate, travel, and hike. He had a passion for Jujitsu, weight lifting, golf, skiing, motorcycles and spending time in nature. He especially enjoyed spending time at the camp with family and friends.
Ryan had many accomplishments in his short life, including a BSc and Master’s degree from McGill. He was awarded a large research scholarship, which helped fund his medical education. He graduated from
Ryan is survived by his uncles Karl Broad (Beth), Chris (Alisha), Dave (
His family will establish a scholarship at