Carly Wilson

Carly Wilson

Tuesday, September 7th, 1993 Sunday, December 1st, 2019

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Obituary for Carly Ember Wilson

Carly Ember Wilson, aged 26, passed away peacefully on December 1, 2019 in Vancouver, British Columbia. She was a kind, compassionate, lovely, creative, intelligent soul who had a keen sense of humour and left a lasting memory with all who met her. She had many good friends and she was a beloved daughter, sister, granddaughter, niece and cousin.

Carly's brother, Dylan, adored his baby sister right from the beginning. She grew into an adventurous, active toddler and at a young age, we recognized that she had an ear for music. Many years of piano lessons and recitals followed. She also loved to sing and in her younger years, competed in singing competitions, talent shows and school productions. In addition to music, she loved to be silly, laugh and take the stage. As she grew into adulthood, she continued to pursue her dream of a career in acting, taking acting lessons and securing an agent. She also was an excellent writer and had a gifted ability to put words on paper.

Independent and courageous, Carly was determined to explore university options in BC and settled on moving from Ontario to complete a Bachelor of Communication Studies Program at Capilano University. She was rewarded for her efforts with a 4.0 GPA and received multiple academic achievement awards along the way.

When she was recently asked about what makes her feel good, she said, "being with those I love, helping people, nature and being creative". She was most at ease walking the trails around the seawall in Vancouver or climbing Quarry Rock in Deep Cove. She also loved to travel and took many international trips, including many countries throughout Europe, as well as Australia and the United States. Perhaps her most awe-inspiring trip was the trip she took with her dad when they climbed to Mount Everest base camp. Her dad returned from the trip noting that Carly exhibited an inspirational enthusiasm and a sense of serenity as she scaled the mountain.

Carly is a light in all of our lives. She was a sweet young woman who left us far too soon. If tears could bring her back, she would be beside us right now. The vivid memories of Carly are barely holding us together, but they will be the glue we need to continue on. We love her dearly.

The outpouring of love and support from family and friends will always be remembered.

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Shayda Yazdanmehr

Dearest Carly and family,

I just found out about Carly's passing moments ago.
I knew Carly in high school, and I remember some sweet moments with her hanging out at different friends houses. I thought of her a couple weeks ago, and it brought warmth to my heart. I was remembering a particular moment where we were chatting at a friend's house, and I had a glimpse of the incredibly potent soul she was. She had a presence unlike many I had encountered- particularly at such a young age. Her magic and honesty reminded me of what's most important.
My deepest condolences go out to her family- I can't imagine what a loss this has been. My heart is with you and I am holding Carly so close to my heart right now. I will call upon those moments with Carly to remind me of the infinite magic of who she was while she was here and of the potential of that magic within all of us.
Thinking of you all.
With love,

Comment | Posted at 12:54am via Condolence

Donna Racine-Wilson

Dear Shayda, thank you for posting such lovely memories about Carly. We struggle every day to process our grief over losing her and are forever changed by her passing. We are hopeful that she is at peace and that we will see her again.
Posted at 08:54pm

Oleander Fox

Sweet, beautiful Carly,
I love you so much, I miss you endlessly, and I wish we'd had more opportunities to see each other in the past few years. I regret not visiting you and experiencing your Vancouver, but I am so grateful to have had the time I did with you. Thank you for being brave and personified strength. Thank you for being vulnerable and a stunning unique energy. Thank you for being goofy and graceful. I hope the parts of you that linger on earth are never left feeling alone (but are always happily lost), and that others absorb the inspiration that your memory exudes.

Sending love to her family and all those who felt close to her.
Comment | Posted at 12:54pm via Condolence

Hannah macleod

I haven’t been able to find the words to write in tribute to you Carly. My best friend my soul sister. I will forever be in awe by your grace and beauty. Your gentle nature and caring heart, your creativity and kindness. You will forever have a place in my heart. I have been missing your words of wisdom and exchange of memories together. I will always carry those memories with me and your gentle light. I think about you every day and how grateful I am to have met you. This life has not and will not be the same without you. Lots of love to the Wilson family.
Comment | Posted at 07:58pm via Condolence


Thank you, Hannah, for sharing such a wonderful tribute in memory of Carly. It warms my heart to know that she will always have a place in your heart.
Posted at 12:30am

Dylan Wilson

What can I say about a sister as wonderful as Carly? Carly was always kind and thoughtful and put the needs of other people before herself. I was proud to be her brother. Her accomplishment of getting her university degree makes me so proud of her. I wanted to show her how proud I was, but never got that chance. Love forever and always... Dylan.
Comment | Posted at 10:33am via Condolence

Caitlin Ellison

Carly was such a special, beautiful person. She was creative and hilarious and kind. I had the honour of working with Carly in Stratford and she really made an imprint on my heart. I am so beyond sorry for your loss. My heart breaks for all who knew her and for all who never got the chance to meet her. She was truly one of a kind. Sending all my love to those who knew her.
Comment | Posted at 10:34am via Condolence

Donna Racine-Wilson

Dear Caitlin: Thank you so much for the beautiful post about Carly. Yes...we are forever changed by the passing of our beautiful daughter and will miss her dearly for the rest of our days.
Posted at 05:34pm

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