Obituary of Bradley Ryan TWOYOUNGMEN
February 14, 1977 – Calgary, Alberta
May 22, 2020 - Canmore, Alberta
It is with great sadness we announce the unexpected passing of our dear beloved son, brother, nephew, cousin, father, grandfather Bradley Ryan Twoyoungmen on Friday, May 22, 2020 at the age of 43 years.
He was the caretaker of his mom Anita up until his illness. In his younger years, Brad took part in the Pow-Wow circle, he was a traditional dancer. Brad attended Morley Community School and Nakoda College. He worked at a cultural camp as an in-house artist to which he got recognition as a new up and coming artist and was hired by numerous people to do numerous artworks for them such as portraits and painting teepees. He has created many artworks some of which are proudly displayed at Nakoda Lodge; he also designed logos for Chiniki Nakoda College and Chiniki First Nation to which they use as a letterhead to this day. His biggest achievement was receiving a scholarship at SAIT, Alberta College of Art and Design and winning first prize at the Calgary Stampede art contest.
Bradley is survived by his loving mother, Anita Tym, his daughters Tiann (Marvin), Missy (Tom) 7 grandchildren, he cherished his eldest granddaughter Babygirl; siblings Deanna (Leon), Kara (Brian), Terence, Cory Lee (Tommy); aunts Verda, Wanda (Mark),
Claudia (Ali), Pam (Sonny), Linda (Patrick), uncle Larry (Geraldine); grandpa Randy (Jackie), special grandparents Yvonne (David), on his paternal side, aunts Alice, Thelma, Verna (Tyrone), Lorraine, Krista (Barry), grandmother Maryjane, culturally adopted mother and sisters Janice Mark, Felicia, Young, Megan Mark, Cousins Gaelen, Lee,
Alex, Elijah, Jace, Shannon, Julena, Jordie, Gus, Colin (Twyla) Reggie (Gordena), Janadine (Trevor), nieces and nephews, Anissa and Reilly, who he took as his own daughter and son, as well as numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews from Twoyoungmen, Beaver, Labelle, Simeon, Kootenay, Hunter, House, Poucette, Dixon families and from Bighorn, Maskwacis, Tsuu’Tina, Paulband.
Bradley was predeceased by his father Ferlin Beaver, infant daughter Tia Mary Rain Tym, maternal grandparents Jack Labelle and Audrey Tym uncle Jackie Tym, grandpa Hanson Tym, grandpa Hugh Tym, cousins Raymond Dixon Brennon Tym, aunt Jeanette Tym, paternal grandparents Nat House, Sheila Beaver, Edna, Helen, Jess, Melvin and Rose Beaver.
We would like to thank the Tom Baker Centre Foothills Hospital. Dr. Hosford, Dr. Hawkins, nurses, and Native Liaison Kenny House at the Canmore Hospital for the care and support they gave to Bradley and his Family.
Condolences, memories and photos may be shared and viewed on Bradley’s obituary at www.McInnisandHolloway.com.
In living memory of Bradley Twoyoungmen, a tree will be planted in the Ann & Sandy Cross Conservation Area by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Cochrane, 369 RAILWAY STREET, COCHRANE, AB, T4C 2E2, Telephone: 403-932-4740.