In Memory of



Obituary for Liam Geddes

Liam David Geddes

October 27, 1999 - March 11, 2022

Gone far too soon, Liam passed away surrounded by family members at the Kingston General Hospital ICU after sustaining catastrophic injuries in an accidental fall. He is survived by his mother Alison, father Colin, sisters Casey (Bryan) and Erin (Mitchell), as well as nephews Nolan, Ayden, and niece Paige. He has a very large and loving extended family of aunts, uncles and cousins across Canada and around the world including Ireland, England, China, and New Zealand. Raised in the Kawartha Lakes, Liam graduated from Doctor George Hall Public School, where he was valedictorian, and won several awards including Honours, Dramatic Arts, French, Math, and the Principal’s award. He graduated from Lindsay Collegiate and Vocational Institute with Honours and won the Relations and Functions Award and the Olympia Athletic Award. Liam was always actively involved in many sports including baseball, hockey, rugby and most recently golf. He was an avid and accomplished swimmer and certified scuba diver, having enjoyed ocean dives with his family off the coast of Cozumel and Barbados. At the time of his passing, Liam was a 4th year student at Queens University, and was to graduate with Honours with a B.Sc. in Kinesiology in the spring of 2022. He had applied to and hoped to attend Queens University in the fall of 2022 to complete a Master’s degree in neuroscience, with the eventual goal of attending medical school. Liam loved hard, worked hard, and played hard. He was a varsity athlete with the Queens Men’s Rugby Program, helping them to achieve gold medals in OUA finals in 2018, 2019, and silver in 2021. He has represented Queens Men’s Rugby in National finals since 2018 in Victoria, BC; Montreal, QC; and most recently in Kingston, ON. Liam is known by all for having a kind heart, quick wit, and keen intellect. He was ever humble, and known to give the greatest bear hugs to anyone he was with. Liam also worked part-time at Lululemon and was also known for being a clothes horse, with an eye for style. In addition to being very close to his sisters and numerous cousins, he had an extremely large group of well-loved friends throughout his home in Kawartha Lakes, ON, as well as his second home in Kingston, ON. Liam had registered as an organ donor of his own accord several years ago. Through his gift of organ donation, he has been able to profoundly impact the lives of 4 recipients and their families.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that monetary donations could be made in Liam’s name to the ICU Department at the Kingston General Hospital - to donate directly to Hospital click here Donations made through the Mackey Funeral Home must be made via Cheque Only. Visitation will be held at Victoria Park Armories, 210 Kent Street West, Lindsay on Friday March 18th from 2:00 - 4:00 pm and 6:00 - 9:00 pm. A celebration of Liam's life will take place Saturday March 19th at 2:00 pm.  at Celebrations, 35 Lindsay Street North, Lindsay. Due to limited space for in-person attendance, please consider attending the service for Liam virtually via zoom - Please Click Here (Zoom Link)

The hole that is left in many hearts since his passing will be impossible to fill. Goodnight Liam. Hug, Kiss, Shake Hands, Water.