RYAN KENNETH SCARR SCARR - Ryan Kenneth Scarr of Aurora passed away at home on Feb. 29, 2004, after a courageous fight against pancreatic cancer. Born in Kirkland Lake on May 2, 1954, he was 49. Ryan worked at the Macassa Mine in Kirkland Lake for more than 20 years. Upon closure of the mine, he trained as a stationary engineer at the Co-Gen plant in Kirkland Lake. He moved to Bradford, Ont. in 2001, and then to Barrie, Ont. soon after, working in the construction industry. He moved to Aurora in 2002, when he was hired at the Ontario Power Generation plant in Pickering, where he trained to become a nuclear operator. Active all his life, he was an avid angler, and was involved for many years as a player and coach in slow pitch softball. He was the son of Kenneth and Olive Scarr and was predeceased by his father in 1995. His mother survives him and lives in Barrie. He is survived by his wife Kelly Davis of Aurora and a son, Christopher, of Kirkland Lake. He is also survived by six sisters and brothers-in-law: Diane (Vic) Andrews of Georgetown; Judy (Mike) Tataryn of Barrie; Faye (Rich) Fiebig of Waterdown; Carol (Lee) Ballantyne of Barrie; Linda (Barry) Emack of Burlington; and Claudette (Kirk) Myelde of Rockland. Also surviving is his mother-in-law Betty Davis of Kirkland Lake, and two sisters-in-law and brothers-in-law, Lori and Walter Franczyk of Bracebridge, and Wendy and Fred Colschen of Wyoming. Fifteen nieces and nephews and their families also survive. The funeral will be arranged by Thompson Funeral Home, 29 Victoria St., Aurora. Following cremation, visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, March 3, from 7-9 p.m. and a memorial service will be held at the funeral home on Thursday, March 4 at 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Ryan's name to Saint Elizabeth Health Care, 8920 Woodbine Ave., Suite 303, Markham.