Posted: February 8th, 2021

June 9, 2004 ~ January 26, 2021

Former Medicine Hat resident, Ephraim Blair, passed away on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 at the age of 16. He was a resident of Frisco, Texas at the time of his death.

A Celebration of Life was held in Frisco on Thursday, February 4. The service is available for viewing online at: https://livestream.com/prestontrail/ memorialservice/videos/217114613

Ephraim was born June 9, 2004 in Mississauga, Ontario. His family resided in Medicine Hat from 2011 until 2018.

Ephraim attended George Davison Elementary and Notre Dame Academy. He was an avid baseball player and played on multiple MHLL All-Star teams. He was also a member of the Medicine Hat Umpire Association.

Ephraim’s family attended Grasslands Church (now Gracepointe) where Ephraim played piano in worship services.

He was known in the Hat as a joyful boy, with a caring spirit and was loved by many. Ephraim is survived by his parents, Bart and Elizabeth Blair, his siblings Silas Blair and Sarah Friesen, grandparents Kathleen and Nathan Wolf and Don Spraberry, and brother-in-law Randal Friesen.

A memorial fund has been set up in Ephraim’s honour to support the Canadian Association for Suicide Prevention: www.canadahelps.org/ en/pages/ephraim-blair-memorial-fund/

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