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The son of Janet McCann Kyle ’73 passed away

Posted by mcauleyhighschool on April 24, 2018

Ian McCann Kyle

Obituary for Ian McCann Kyle

Ian McCann Kyle, 33, of Sylvania, died Friday, April 20, 2018. After a long struggle with mental illness and addiction. He decided he no longer wished to suffer. He was born August 19, 1984 to Steve and Janet (McCann) Kyle.

Ian worked at the Kroger at King and Sylvania for 16 years, then the last 4 at Expeditus Transport. He graduated from Southview High School in 2003.

Ian is survived by his parents, Steve and Janet Kyle; sisters, Andrea (Zach) Brown and Katie (Eric Donnelly) Kyle; brother, Nate (Jackie) Kyle; nieces, Tatum, Riley, Makayla, Tenley Brown, Chloe Kyle; nephew, Tyler Kyle and grandfather, Don Clees. Also surviving are his aunts and uncles, Susan McCann, Mark (Lesley) Kyle, Mary Caye McCann, Lynn (Dan) McCarty, Scott Kyle, Jim (Julie) McCann, Sandy (Ken) Shulak, Brian (Margaret) McCann, Rob Kyle, Pam (Kevin) Brown, Barb Hertzsch, Don (Nina) Clees and Tom (Janet) Clees and cousins, Peter (Erica and Eli) Hertzsch, Sean (Kelly and Lincoln) Hertzsch, Justin (Will) Casterline, Nikki (Josh, Josie and Val) Hartbarger, Jimmy (Kimmy) Kyle, Tim (Christine, Graham and Tess) McCarty, Kathleen McCarty, Andy (Stacey, Sloan and Preston) Hudak, Sarah (Justin and Jack) Herman, Meg McCann, Jimmy (Liz) McCann, Kevin (Jackie) McCann, MaryCaye McCann, Connor McCann Stephanie Kyle, Ryan Brown, Ericka Brown, Lauren Brown, Kyle Shulak, Cody Shulak, Jordan ( Rob, Ashlynne and Logan) Blanchard, Nathan ( Max) Shulak, Amy Clees, Cece Clees. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, James McCann; Susanne (McCann) Clees and Robert and Marion Kyle.

He loved playing music, writing music, making music, he played guitar, bass guitar, acoustic guitar and piano. He also loved to write poems and lyrics. He was a great uncle, brother, son and friend. He made friends with everyone and delighted them with his wit and humor. He gave us some wonderful gifts, many pieces from his glass blowing days and countless videos and songs on You Tube. He was one of a kind and loved immensely.

Family and friends are invited to gather on Friday, from 2-8 p.m., at the Ansberg-West Funeral Home, 3000 Sylvania Avenue, (between Secor and Douglas Roads), where a memorial service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. Cemetery services will be private.

Donations, in memory of Ian, may be made to NAMI, 2753 Central Avenue #1, Toledo, OH 43606.

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