Ian Clyne Obituary, Death – It is with great sadness that the Musicians Association Ottawa-Gatineau-Local 180 announces the sudden passing of Ian Clyne, a talented pianist from Ottawa. Ian’s untimely departure occurred on Friday, July 14, leaving behind a void in the hearts of those who knew him. Described as a gifted pianist with exceptional taste and sensitivity, Ian Clyne’s musicality was truly a gift to all who had the pleasure of hearing him perform. He possessed a unique talent that resonated deeply with his audiences and fellow musicians alike.
Pat McGowan, a close friend, remembers Ian as one of the good guys. Not only was he talented, but he was also funny, kind, and a true friend to many. His absence will be keenly felt by those who cherished his presence in their lives. Pat extends his deepest condolences to Micheline, Ian’s family, and all those who were close to him during this difficult time.
Carole Portelance, who had the privilege of collaborating with Ian at various weddings, expresses her sadness at the news of his passing. She fondly recalls Ian playing at her own wedding and collaborating with him at her sister’s and brother-in-law’s wedding. Carole will forever remember his generous and lovely musicianship, which left an indelible mark on those special occasions.
Ornella Smilovich offers her sincerest condolences to Ian’s family, expressing her deep sorrow upon hearing the sad news. She recognizes the profound loss that Ian’s family and friends are experiencing and extends her sympathies to them during this challenging time.
Ann Downey, who had the opportunity to play with Ian on a couple of occasions, expresses her sorrow at the news. Though their time together was limited, she vividly remembers Ian as a wonderful bandmate and musician. His talent and presence left a lasting impression on her, and she sends her deepest sympathies to Ian’s loved ones.
Sylvie Duchesneau sends big hugs to all of Ian’s friends and family, offering her sympathies to everyone affected by his passing. Her heartfelt condolences go out to all those mourning the loss of this exceptional pianist.
The Musicians Association Ottawa-Gatineau-Local 180 joins in mourning the loss of Ian Clyne, celebrating his incredible musical talent, and offering their deepest condolences to his family and friends. Ian’s legacy as a gifted pianist and his contributions to the music community will be remembered fondly by all who had the pleasure of knowing him. May he rest in peace.