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Nicholas John MacKinnon Canard

Nicholas John MacKinnon Canard, age 30, of Gainesville, Florida passed away Monday, September 12, 2016. He was born January 31, 1986 in Gainesville, Florida. He spent most of his life in Gainesville but also enjoyed his travels throughout the United States. Nicholas was a lover of music, travel, adventure, and people. He was a creative and bright young man who was a talented musician and writer. Nicholas was a tender hearted soul loved by his many friends and family. He is survived by father Bobby Canard, Mother Patricia Canard(Michael Clary), brothers Jason Canard(Maiko Canard) and Michael Canard, sisters Anna Kirby(Jim Kirby) and Marisa Barlok(Todd Barlok), grandparents Curtis & Betty Canard, and Robert & Jackie MacKinnon, and many aunts, uncles, nephews, niece, cousins, and dear friends. He is dearly missed by his family and friends. An open house memorial gathering will take place on Saturday, September 17, between the hours of 2-6pm at the Best Western Gateway Grand Hotel, 4200 NW 97th Blvd, Gainesville, FL 32606. A formal blessing and tribute will be held at 4pm. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made in honor of Nicholas to the organization Little Kids Rock, at http://www.littlekidsrock.org.

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In consideration of COVID-19, as well as the families we are serving, we would like for those of you whose immune systems are compromised please stay home and send the family a condolence card. We may also be forced to postpone services if this continues or worsens. Our profession as funeral directors is not only focused on serving families, but also protecting the families and the community at-large. Thank you and please take care!