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EINARSSON, Mindy Daniel

EINARSSON, Mindy Daniel

At 12:50 am on January 3rd, 2019, at the age of 66, after a long battle with cancer, Mindy Daniel Einarsson went to be with his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ.

Born in Vancouver on September 21,1952, Mindy (Daniel) grew up in the Okanagan, lived many years in Vancouver and Alberta. He had 3 great loves – Jesus, music, and humour; all of which brought joy to many people. Mindy began playing guitar in his early teens and was rarely seen without one. As a young man, Mindy was awarded a scholarship to the Grant McEwan School of Music in Alberta, and aspired to be a session jazz musician. However, when he was a child, he suffered sexual abuse at the hands of many adults. Because of these horrific acts, Mindy was unable to achieve his dreams and his life was forever impacted. In 1989, Mindy joined his church band mates on a tour of Europe, primarily in the Iron Curtain countries and returned home with stories of Gods’ intervention, how the music touched people, and how he was deeply affected by what he saw and experienced. Mindy was very proud of the 10 years he worked as the concierge at the Admiralty building in Vancouver. Mindy is deeply missed by his sister's Susan Einarsson and Taylore Einarsson as well as his cousins and many, many friends. Mindy’s jamming with God now.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Crossroads Hospice Society in Port Moody, BC.

http://www.crossroadshospicesociety.com/


Condolence Messages
  • Jan 24, 2019
    Hi Sue . Sorry to hear about Mindy. Ran in to him ten years ago in Vancouver. It was good to see him. He always had a smile and something good to say. He will be missed. RIP. Mike Paulson
  • Jan 18, 2019
    Sending hugs and healing...
    Bobbi Stubbs
  • Jan 14, 2019
    Hello Susan, very sad news. As we all grew up together, memories of the past are brought to mind and I have nothing but good thoughts about Mindy.
    Sincerely,
    Roger Kawano
  • Jan 14, 2019
    Please take a moment to listen to this beautiful song written and performed by Mindy Daniel Einarsson. https://youtu.be/CV3rI5a5uuU
    Such a talented, sensitive musician. Written for the nursing staff and doctors at Rocky View Hospital in Calgary. The people who cared for him when he had his surgery to remove a cancerous tumour in 2011.
  • Jan 14, 2019
    Edna, Sue and Lisa,
    I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your precious son and brother. My heart goes out to the family. Mindy is in a good place and is at peace. Be strong and take care.
    Laura Lavoie
  • Jan 14, 2019
    I went to GESS with Mindy. So sorry to hear that he has passed away.
    Clara (Russo) Poitras
  • Jan 14, 2019
    Sue, Taylor, Edna and extended family,
    It was a shock, first to hear of Mindy's cancer and then of his passing.
    I think back to all those times we played our guitars together and all the times as kids, we laughed, ran like crazy and watched the clouds drift across the sky, never knowing or caring that one day it would come to this.
    I know we lost touch over the years, but whenever I would think back those times we jammed together and were just kids being kids...there was always a smile for those good times as friends and neighbors.
    Randy and Shirley Nagel
    Playa del Carmen
  • Jan 13, 2019
    I am sitting here looking at a picture of Mindy when he was in my class in grade 10.
    I am saddened to see his picture now in 2019 and that he had suffered with cancer.
    I always remembered him as a gentle good student as i am sure he was a good brother to the two of you. Remember his humour and his music.
    Sam swarchuk Industrial Education Teacher
  • Jan 13, 2019
    Sue, Taylore, Edna & Capri - My sincere condolences.... Wrapped in the love of family and the wonderful memories of Mindy, your broken hearts will heal. God speed.
    Jane Dobson
  • Jan 12, 2019
    Love you Big Brother, Mon Frere...... I'm sitting on the couch with your blanket keeping me warm, while I cry, cause I I miss you, and know you are no longer suffering. Big Hug - RL, Red Liza, Taylore xoxo
  • Jan 12, 2019
    Sue and family
    We are so sorry for your loss .
    I told Mindy lately, that I and many others looked up to him while in high school.
    We look up to him today as well . RIP .
    Dave and Bev Ulvaan
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