Myles, Andrea Kristine

Myles, Andrea Kristine

December 5th, 2020

May 17, 1985 - December 5, 2020 

Andrea passed away peacefully, at St. Joseph’s Hospice, of London, on Saturday, December 5, 2020, at the young age of 35, after a brave battle with cancer. Beloved daughter of Lynn and David Myles; and loving sister of Dayna and Sean Myles. Dear niece of Karen McNeil and Frank Baltzer, Cliff and Jane Myles, Rick Myles, Laurie Myles, Laurie and Larry Bauman, and Louise and Tim Evans. She will forever be missed and loved by all her cousins, extended family, friends and her 19-year old kitty cat, Honey Girl.

Andrea will be forever remembered by all, for her positive, fun-loving attitude and infectious smile and giggle. Andrea had a passion for travel, having backpacked across Europe, Central America, Southeast Asia and Africa. She developed a joy for cooking cuisines from around the world and often hosted dinner parties for her friends and family. Andrea was also an avid scuba diver and adventurer. With all her travels, Andrea’s favourite place in the world was still the family cottage at Hardwick Cove in the Bruce Peninsula, where she loved to kayak, swim, boat, dance and hike. Andrea had a competitive side to her, where she would always win at board games and cornhole. Andrea followed in her father’s footsteps to become an Electrical Engineer at the University of Waterloo. Upon graduation in 2008, she worked for the last twelve years in a job she deeply loved, as a Senior Embedded Software Developer at Echologics in Toronto. She started with the organization at its roots and was integral in creating the company culture. Andrea loved social gatherings and would often plan events for both her friends and colleagues. Her giving heart led to her travelling multiple times to volunteer to help build Melody School in Guatemala. She also has been sponsoring the education of a child at the school since 2013. Andrea lives on in the memories and hearts of everyone she touched, she will never be far away. Ange is now our Angel.

A private, memorial service will be conducted at Westview Funeral Chapel, 709 Wonderland Road North, London on Friday, December 11, 2020 at 3:00 p.m. The family welcomes friends to view the service via livestream. Registration is required to view the livestream of the service.

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A Celebration of Andrea’s Life will be planned in the future when it is safe to do so. In lieu of flowers, those wishing to make a donation in memory of Andrea are asked to consider St. Joseph’s Hospice, London.

Please note: as per the directive of the Bereavement Authority of Ontario, attendance numbers will be restricted. Please be aware that COVID-19 protocols are in place which may preclude some from being able to attend and masks are mandatory.

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Book of Condolences

Mike and Jenn FayLynn, Dave, Sean and Dayna; We are so sorry to hear of the passing of Andrea. Our thoughts are with all of you. Mike and Jenn Fay
Patty and Bruce CoxLynn, Dave and family. We extend our deepest condolences to your family in this time of tremendous grief. Your daughter’s memory will live on in the hearts of so many. Patty and Bruce Cox
Kim and Steve Thompson and familyLynn, Dave and family, we are sending our deepest sympathies on the passing of Andrea. You are in our thoughts. We will be with you in spirit on Friday ❤️Xoxo
The Arnold FamilyIt was such a privilege to spend time with Andrea over the years at Hardwick Cove. We will so miss her beautiful smile, her warm heart and her huge capacity for fun and making the most of every moment. She was an inspiration to us all and we will never forget her. Lynn, Dave, Dayna and Sean, we send you our sincere condolences.
Tom MylesDear Lynn,Dave and family, Helen and I are so sorry for your loss. Please extend our deepest sympathy to your family on behalf of Helen and I and our family. You are in our thoughts and our prayers. Tom and Helen Myles
Shelley GerofskySo terribly sorry for your loss.
Bruce and Gwen StefflerWe are so sorry to know of Andrea’s passing. Our condolences to the entire Myles family.
Grace DungavellAndrea was an incredibly kind, sweet, gentle friend, with a wonderful sense of humour. We went to both public and high-school together and she was always such a positive influence – my Mom never worried what I was up to as long as I was with Andrea. So many happy memories of sleepovers, trips to Westmount mall, and trick-or-treating. All of us who were lucky enough to know her will miss Andrea so much. Sending love and sympathy to the whole Myles family.
Kara and Greg LudlowOur hearts are aching for you as you miss your beautiful girl.
Sophie PaishI am so sorry to hear this news. I have bright and happy memories of Andrea during our time together at Oakridge. With love, Sophie Paish
Bob & Joan Burgess Dave, Lynn and Myles Family, We are so sorry for your loss.
Sam McCurdy & EdDearest Lynn, Dave & Family; It is with heavy hearts we send our deepest condolences for your unimaginable loss. Lean on the gentle strength of family & friends and know just how much you are loved & thought of during this time. Sending love & prayers to help you to heal. Love Sam & Ed
Rick & Trish WitherspoonDear Lynn, Dave and family. Our heart aches for the loss of your beautiful daughter. May your memories of Andrea bring you comfort. Our sincere condolences to all of you.
Chris VassalloMyles Family, I am so so sorry for everyone’s loss. Andrea was a huge part of my life. My sincerest condolences.
Pat and Dan CattonLynn, Dave , Dayna and Sean, We are so sorry for your loss, Andrea’s memory will live on in the the hearts of so many .
Louise, Tim, Tyler & Paige EvansAndrea brought so much joy to everyone around her. We hope that all the great moments that you were able to have with her brings you comfort. Heaven gained an angel!
Linda and David MCcCabeDear Lynn, Dave, Dayna, Sean and Uncle Rick. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Our hearts are with you and wishing you peace and comfort as you remember your beautiful Andrea.
Martina and John ThorntonLynn, Dave and family, we are heartbroken for all of you. Our deepest condolences for your beautiful Andrea. Love Martina, John, Jessica, Madison Thornton
Blaine and Nancy ForanLynn, Dave and family, we are devastated for all of you. We hope you feel surrounded by love at this very difficult time. Our sincerest condolences. Love Blaine & Nancy Foran
Faith & George CapernOur deepest condolences Dave and Lynn. May your memories of Andrea comfort you at this sad time and forever.
Rick StrangesDavid Lynn & Family: Our deepest condolences to you and your family. Sending our thoughts and prayers.
Suzanne and Bob StruthersSo sorry for your loss.
Wharton FamilyDave, Lynn .Sorry for your loss, our condolence's to you and your family.
Burr TaggartDave, Lynn and Family, Lifting you up in our thoughts and prayers.
Caroline WallaceLynn, Dave, Dayna and Sean I was so sad to hear of Andrea‘s illness and passing. I remember Andrea as a sweet , smart , inquisitive happy little girl in Grade 2. What a wonderful life she had! It makes me so proud when I hear of my little people accomplishing such greatness as they develop into adults. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers. May Andrea’s memories be a comfort and a blessing to you.
Jess Arnold Never a game she wasn't great at, or a dance party she wasn't up for. Her laugh was infectious, it was impossible not to have fun with her. Most of all she was warm and made everybody feel cared about and listened to, even if it was about cats. She will be so missed, but we will celebrate her everyday. So much love and hugs to you all.
The Dunn FamilyDear Lynn, Dave, Dayna and Sean, we are so sorry for you and your family with the tragic passing of Andrea. Our fond memories of Andrea's smile and joyful personality will always be there for all of us. We had many pleasant dinners and adventures during the early years on Chestnut Crt with both families and to this day marvel at a picture of all 6 kids on top of each other. We share your grief during this most difficult time and know it is far from easy for all of you. You have many family and friends that will surround you with love, prayers and memories. Love The Dunn Family
Dianne StonemanThe Stoneman family will remember Andrea as a beautiful, intelligent woman who radiated kindness and who cherished her family and friends. We will always remember her love of life and that wonderful giggle. All our love, John and Dianne Stoneman
Cathy and Dave LineyDearest Lynn, Dave, Dayna and Sean, Our hearts are broken for you. Dave and I and our kids have such fond memories of Andrea, up north. So much love to you all, Cathy and Dave
Igor GDear Andrea's family, there are no words to describe the pain and grief. I known Andrea since 2011 when I started working at Echologics. Andrea and I shared many stories, news and I saw Andrea as my friend. The news of Andrea's illness and passing hit me very hard - it felt very personal. Andrea had this unique ability to unite people with her great ideas, fun and positivity. She will be missed greatly. Please accept my sincere condolences in this extremely difficult time... Sincerely, Igor
Marty and Bobbie SkowronLynn,Dave and family, We are sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Diane and Gary MastersWe are so very sorry to hear of the loss of your beautiful Andrea. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Doug and Leslie BuchananDear Lynn, Dave and family, We are so very sorry for the loss of your beloved Andrea. What a beautiful tribute to a remarkable young woman We are praying for you all, and send you our love.
Pauline LoneyDear Lynn, Dave. I am so sad to hear of the loss of your daughter Andrea. I heard from Dave and Cathy about her illness and began praying. I will continue to pray for you as you negotiate these tough waters of loss. May your memories of the wonderful person she was sustain you through these times of sadness
Lyndsay MastersI'm so, so sorry and sad to hear of her passing. My mom told me recently what was going on and I'll always remember her warm smile and caring attempt to teach me math I was woefully bad at. Miss you all and sending whatever virtual support and hugs I can right now ❤️
Peter,Susan,Justin,Curtis & Emma DoteyDear Dave,Lynn,Dayna & Sean. Sending our heartfelt condolences on the passing of your Sweet Andrea. Words cannot express our love and deep sadness at this most difficult time.
Miriam EdmundsonMy deepest condolences to Lynn,Dave and family on the loss of your beloved Andrea. I recall what a beautiful and courageous young woman she was those many years ago when l was visiting your home. I am holding you close in my thoughts during this very difficult time Miriam Edmundson
Leesa and Dave RoundLynn, Dave, Dayna and Sean; our deepest condolences on the loss of your beautiful daughter and sister Andrea. Although we had not seen Andrea in many years we have wonderful memories of the kids all playing together and Andrea as a sweet, bright, good natured young girl. Thinking of Andrea and you and your family. Leesa and Dave Round
The Dickinson FamilyOur deepest and most heartfelt condolences to all of you. Knowing that you have such wonderful memories will help you through this most difficult time. What a beautiful life story. Sharing in your sorrow today and always.
Asha BMy thoughts and prayers are with the family at this time. I consider myself extremely lucky to have had the pleasure of connecting with Andrea over the past 8 years at Echo. From can-struction, to salad club, to after-work gatherings, Andrea was an absolute joy to be around. I will forever remember her genuine, fun-loving spirit and will miss her signature giggle.
Sibtain AhmedWe are deeply sorry about the loss of Andrea. As you grieve ,know that we are remembering and honoring her.
Max SobhaniI worked closely with Andrea for three years. Andrea was kind, full of positivity, and an example to follow. Andrea brought us together and helped make Echologics more than just a workplace for us and more like a close-knit community. I will remember her for all the positivity and all the fun experiences and memories she brought to us. I am very sorry for your loss. Please accept my sincere condolences.
Patti & Jeff Stapleton (Marotta)Dave, Lynn & Family: My heart is broken for you at this time. After reading Andrea's obituary, I realize that she was truly a very special and talented girl. This loss is unimaginable. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time.
Gerry and Jeff CroleySincere condolences to Dave and Lynn and family.
Mildred CostasMy deepest sympathy to the entire Myles family and extended families on the passing of a very dear friend. She truly was a gentle person and the news of her passing is a very hard thing to understand. She will be missed greatly - rest in peace dear friend
Kim and Greg McCabeOur hearts are so heavy for you Lynn, Dave, Sean and Dayna. We always knew Andrea to be such a beautiful, accomplished, compassionate and giving person and were reminded how fun she was last summer when we were fortunate enough to spend time with you and Andrea at Hardwick Cove. Until we can do it in person, wrapping our arms around you in huge hug. love from Kim and Greg
Michelle PerrowLynn, Dave, Dayna and Sean It was such an honour and privilege to spend time with such a beautiful woman both inside and out. I will carry such fond memories of our time on Hardwick enjoying life to the fullest. You will be truly missed, always loved and never forgotten. Michelle
John Freeman & WifeAndrea, you were always smiling and cheerful and you will be remembered the same way. Your time here was brief but you bought joy and touched many lives. To all your family, we are very sorry for this significant loss.
Peter & AliceWe were crushed to learn about Andrea's passing. We knew her for almost 15 years and we were always so happy to be with her. I miss working with her and our long discussions as we carpool to work. Our kids grew up with her visiting frequently for dinner and loved playing and reading books with her. They will miss playing with 'Spaghetti Arms'. We will miss her presence, sharing a bottle of wine, and her generous laugh and spirit.
Eric GMy deepest condolences to all of you. I had the honour of working closely with Andrea for the last 7 years. She was a wonderful person, a talented engineer and I will truly miss her. I will always remember her smile and laugh, and all of the positive energy that she so freely shared with everyone around her. Rest in peace dear friend. -Eric
Ruth and Tom MilesSincere condolences , our hearts ache for you Dave, Lynn and family.
Mary Lou and FrankLynn, Dave, Dayna and Sean. Andrea was an amazing women, such an adventurer, devoted to her family, and just loved life. She fought strong and hard to live. You are surrounded by love, know that we are all thinking of you, and send our sincerest condolences. Love Mary Lou and Frank
Andreea FI was heartbroken to hear this sad news. Andrea was a wonderful person and I will always remember her kindness and laugh. Recalling now the preparation for can-struction & various events @ Echo – she was the engine that put everything in motion. May time help you heal and bring you peace. My heart goes out to you at this difficult time.
Andrew WThe sight of Andrea sporting her blanket was a constant reminder that the office was always too cold. Nevertheless, she filled our part of the world with infectious laughter and sunshine. Andrea was such a great advocate for fun; if the answer about doing something was not ‘sure, what day?’ then it was ‘what time shall we all head out?’ This year was such a depressing time to be at work. Everywhere I look there are empty desks of my friends. What could I give to fill just that one empty chair again? My deepest sympathy for her family. Whenever she spoke of you, it was plain to see that she loved you so much.
Paul SThis brings me sadness. Andrea was a wonderful person, a remarkable co-worker and a great engineer. She was kind, thoughtful, compassionate, giving, positive, smart, and she would laugh and giggle at all of my jokes. Life to her seemed to be about sharing and caring, and most importantly, seeing someone for who they are, and holding a space to allow them to be that. She had a wonderful smile and was beautiful in every sense of the word. I hope that Andrea's family finds solace in their memories of her, and in knowing that she was loved and admired. Andrea was that rare person and I will miss her deeply.
SharonDearest Lynn, Dave, Dayna and Sean, my deepest sympathies to you. My heart aches for you. There are no words that could possibly express what is in my heart and so, My arms are around you my sweet cousin and prayers to help you through the days to come. God bless and may the angels surround your family. Love, Sharon
Stan and Jan BarylskiDear Lynn,Dave,Dayna and Sean We are so deeply sorry to hear about Andrea’s passing and send our heartfelt sympathy to you from all our family. Andrea was a beautiful talented and adventurous girl who will be missed by many. We are thinking about you in this difficult time. Jan,Stan, Michael and Karla
Hannah ArnoldWe will remember Andrea by her love for dance parties, her infectious smile and giggle, and her sweet and kind spirit. She will always be Hardwick Cove's reining cornhole champion! Lynn, Dave, Sean and Dayna, we send our deepest condolences and please know you are in our thoughts. Hannah Arnold and Leah Janzen
Danielle GoreskiLynn, Dave, Sean and Dayna; Our sincerest and deepest condolences. So sad to hear of Andrea’s passing. I met her on a Give Get Go build years ago. A bright light taken too early. She will be remembered fondly and missed. May she rest in paradise. Much love to everyone during this incredibly hard time.
Deborah MacLellanDear Lyn, Dave and family. There are not adequate words to convey my deepest sympathy. I was so fortunate to spend quite time with Andrea in Guatemala where she embraced every job, child, person and adventure with equal enthusiasm. Her lightness of spirit, easy giggle, grit and intelligence never waned as she laid brick after brick for days on end. Back in Toronto every time I saw her the first thing that grabbed me was that beautiful smile. During our time in Guatemala Laurie and Rick were both there. Andrea’s joy and connection to her family was inspiring to witness. My heart and thoughts are with you.
Barbara mathWords can not express the feelings surrounding the loss of a loved one so young. I was fortunate to meet and spend time with Andrea in Guatemala. What struck me the most about her was her radiant , infectious smile, warm quiet nature and her internal strength. This beautiful day is a testament to who she was, a bright ray of sunshine. Now she will go on to be a radiant star above, shining down forever on all who knew and loved her. Her legacy will carry on in all those she touched. My heart goes out to all of you during this challenging time.
Christie and James HoOur deepest condolences. Andrea always had the brightest of smile and a laughter that made us laugh with her all throughout Waterloo. We danced at our wedding well into the night and will hold that night in memory.
Pattie WillisDear Lynn, Dave, Sean, Dayna and all the loving cousins, aunts and uncles, there are so many heavy hearts at the loss of dearly loved Andrea. I hope the memories of her beautiful spirit comfort you today and always.
Filip SHearing of Andrea's passing was shocking and painful. I had so much fun working closely with her at Echologics from 2012-2015 from which I have particularly fond memories of all our business trips together (Ottawa, London, Niagara Falls, Boston, New Orleans). She had such an amazing personality and was always fun to be around. Board game night will never be the same without her... You will be deeply missed, Andrea. My sincere condolences to her family, friends, and loved ones...
NeetaDear Myles Family, please accept my deepest heartfelt condolence on this unbearable loss of your Ange. I have known Andrea for the past 7 years at Echologics and have had the opportunity to work with her. She was very Kind, gentle and had a very infectious laughter that you could hear across a room. She brought us together as a work family on many occasions from potlucks, to Christmas parties to work events. We will miss you dearly Andrea and I pray that you rest in peace in your heavenly abode. Rest in peace dear Andrea and may the good lord give your family and friends the strength to bear this unbearable loss.
David Cole Please accept our prayers during this very difficult time. I had the privilege to work with Andrea. I appreciated her upbeat attitude, amazing work ethic and commitment. With Sincere Condolences David
Judy and Keith DaveyWe had the privilege of knowing Andrea for only a brief time. She always seemed to be very content whether she was passing buckets of concrete at Melody School or lounging on the terrace at Casa del Mundo. Her kindness and joy will be remembered by many. Our deepest sympathies to all her family and friends Keith and Judy Davey
Perry and Christy Graham and familyHer spirit will live on beyond what the mere atoms of her body could contain. You are with her, she is with you and her amazing family and friends. She knew how much she was loved and that love lives on. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Matthew BarrettAndrea was one of the big factors in making Echologics a great place to work. Andrea had great ideas and did a wonderful job planning fun events which were inclusive and exciting for all involved. From chili cook-offs, to salad clubs, to holiday parties, I will miss her enthusiasm for the little things and her joyful laugh. My condolences to Andrea's family and loved ones.
Rob WelchAndrea was the kind of person who lifts up everyone around her. I saw that every day when we worked together at Echologics. I will always remember and admire her - for her constructive attitude, her contagious joy for life, and the way she brought people together. My deepest condolences to her family and loved ones.
Jay ShahAndrea was such a big part of our Echologics family. She brought us together on so many occasions from the social committee, to salad club, to solving our biggest hardware issues, to just making everything just a little bit lighter with her bright smile and contagious laugh. She will truly be missed. My sincere condolences to her family, friends, and Echo colleagues.
ray and Anne LloydDear Lynn and Dave, we are really sorry to hear about Andrea's passing, it is very tragic when someone so young and beautiful, full of energy and so talented goes so early .
BarbaraThough I had the privilege of having known Andrea for just under two years through work, it will be hard to ever forget her. She had such a unique way of bringing everyone together. When I first met her in the lunchroom in 2019, she had just come back from one of her amazing expeditions assisting others. Hearing her stories of her travels and her various causes was super inspiring and infectious. It is still hard to comprehend that she is no longer here with any of us. May her legacy long live on in those that she personally touched. My heart goes out to all of her family and friends during this unimaginable time.
Margie EberleSo sorry to hear this very sad news. Nothing can compare with losing a child. She sounded like a wonderful human being. My heart goes out to you and your family Lynn.
Dianna KnightThe strong, silent type; Andrea was often quietly thinking things through. I had the pleasure of getting to know her on the Jan 2019 trip to Guatemala and at the cottage. A team player with a will to win, but have fun too. My heart goes out to the family. Such a devastating loss.
Rubaiya HMy deepest sympathies to Andrea's family, friends, and the Echologics Team. Andrea was one of the kindest people I've ever met and her wholesome awesomeness will not be forgotten.
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