Jesse Redmond MacDonald
June 9 1990 – February 27 2022
Artist, musician, long boarder, skater, lover of nature and animals, trend setter, music influencer, promoter, executive producer, innovator and philanthropist. “My Soul remains free, With the Eagle it flies”
Predeceased by his father John, uncle Michael John MacDonald, grandmother Grace Seaman and grandparents Cleo and Elaine Lalonde. After a short illness, Jesse peacefully began his rise to our Creator on Sunday, February 27, 2022 with his mother at his side.
Beloved son of Debra, sister Andrea Lalonde-MacDonald, brother Richard Wilks, nephews Shawndre and Reign, niece Sabellah, grandparents Jack and Marg MacDonald who share Jesse’s loss with Clan Donald, the Lalonde, Carr, Seaman, Cote, Chaplinsky, Boivin, and Minialoff families and the robust brotherhood and sisterhood Jesse kept with so many who were truly dear to him. Jesse will be sorely missed by his family, countless friends, classmates, campmates and colleagues throughout North America.
Jesse continues to spread hope and change lives with his generous donation of leaving his body to Tissue Recovery, Science and Research.
The family extend sincere gratitude to the EHS attending responders, Dr. Blackadar, Dr. Fraser, the ICU team at South Shore Regional Hospital, Tissue Recovery Services and Chandlers’ Funeral Home. Your compassion and care during Jesse’s illness is deeply appreciated.
Jesse’s passions and causes were truly endless; hence in lieu of flowers please donate in MEMORY OF JESSE REDMOND MACDONALD to any one of :
Salvation Army Maritimes Division / Ontario Division www.salvationarmy.ca
Nova Scotia SPCA www.novascotiaspca.ca
Ontario SPCA www.ontariospca.ca
SHAID Tree Animal Shelter Whynott Settlement, Nova Scotia www.shaidanimalshelter.com
Astor Theatre, Liverpool NS www.astortheatre.ca
Queen’s County Food Bank Liverpool, NS (902)354-4894
Nature Conservancy of Canada www.natureconservancy.ca
Random Acts of Kindness Alliston, New Tecumseh ON (via Facebook)
A Celebration honoring Jesse’s life will be held on June 4, 2022 in Alliston, Ontario. Please contact email@example.com after March 27, 2022 for details .
Readings From Chuang Tzu, The Way of Chuang Tzu
The Breath of Nature (ii.1) When great nature sighs we hear the winds ….
How Deep is Tao (xii.3) My Master said: Tao how deep, how still ….
Jesse Redmond MacDonald