Corey Attwell

Corey Attwell

Saturday, February 15th, 1986 Saturday, November 19th, 2022
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Obituary for Corey Essen Attwell

Click on one of the photos in the box below to scroll through a full-size gallery of photos depicting Corey’s life.

Corey had a history of volunteering. He believed in helping others.

While in high school, he helped to establish his school’s Gay-Straight Alliance Club, one of the school board’s earliest such clubs. In addition, he gave presentations to high school staffs about the issues faced by gay students. His work was recognized by the local board of health. Corey identified and came out as a transgender man in his early Guelph university years.

Soon after arriving in Vancouver, Corey became a volunteer for the VanDusen Gardens and the Vancouver Aquarium, among other locations. He volunteered in an alternative education classroom at a local high school and helped with hikes for the Take a Hike Foundation for youths. He volunteered as a mentor to several students at the UBC school of nursing and was praised for spending several summers acting as camp nurse for Camp Moomba, a camp for youth affected by HIV.

He played a major role in the creation of the All Bodies Swim, an evening swim time in a community pool for members of diverse body types. He became a life guard to provide a sense of comfort for participants. He also received awards from the Vancouver Pride Society for his volunteer work. He last volunteered at a food bank.

Corey was a strong advocate for the LGBTQ2S+ community. While at the UBC School of Nursing, he helped bring about social, educational, and even infrastructural changes to enable inclusion for members of this community. To his credit, he succeeded in convincing the Alberta Health Authority to introduce changes to help lessen misgendering and the documentary reference to members of his community as having deviant behaviour. In the few years before his passing, he was not hesitant to initiate Human Rights Tribunal and other actions to specifically help the trans community.

Corey also had a solid sense of civil rights for all. He belonged to a number of civil rights groups, and participated in conferences as well as gatherings to bring attention to a variety of civil rights issues.

Corey loved the outdoors as the photographs will confirm. His first involvement in nature occurred in Ontario on family hikes as well as holidays at the family cottage and provincial parks across the country. In the summer after high school, he was an Ontario Ranger which gave him a wide range of experiences. At the University of Guelph, he enjoyed his co-op placements at Sheldon outdoor education centre and farm and at Grundy Provincial Park where he excelled as a naturalist.

He loved being in the mountains or on the beaches around Vancouver with dear friends, particularly his first cousin. He found calmness and tranquility on top of Mount Seymour and on Jericho Beach. He was active outdoors during all seasons, hiking, snowshoeing, skiing, or skimming. He hiked the length of the gruelling West Coast Trail with its deep mud puddles, and the Sunshine Coast Trail. The photos show his enthusiasm for the outdoors and the range of areas where he roamed.

He was an avid cyclist. It was his major mode of transportation in the Vancouver area. Moreover, he enjoyed cycling impressive distances with his beloved first cousin, dear friends, members of the B.C. Randonneurs or by himself. He cycled the Sunshine Coast alone on several occasions and made a solo trip for 69 days on Vancouver Island. In 2018, he solo cycled across Canada from Prince Rupert to St. John’s, Nfld.

He was also involved in a range of other activities. While in Ontario, he was active in cross-country running and won a number of events. He was co-captain of his high school’s rugby team’s tour of Wales. His leadership capabilities were recognized with a medal at army cadet camp, which he attended for two years. During the second year he joined the bagpipe band.

He made beautiful and creative pottery when he first arrived in Vancouver. The Vancouver Circus School gave him a different indoor experience during which he performed intriguing movements on climbing silks. He was a member of an excellent Vancouver choir, Out in Harmony, of which he was very fond and spoke about often. His continued study of French helped him during a trip to France in 2020. He loved gardening and developed a thriving garden replete with 5 -foot-tall tomato plants outside his apartment.

He enjoyed his visits to his Aunt Vicky and Uncle Vic in Victoria, his Aunt Barbara and Uncle Dan in Orillia, his first cousins Heather, Blake and Adam as well as his Uncle Ed and Aunt Becky in Texas.

His life was truly enriched by precious friends whose names and photos cannot be provided because we do not have their permission. Thus, his first cousin is the only discernable person of his age in the following photos. It was heartening to become aware of the wonderful statements of admiration and affection by his dear friends.

His major employment was first with Mountain Equipment Coop for five years which enriched him. He participated in many of their outreach activities and received a fine reference when he left MEC to enter the UBC School of Nursing.

He was thrilled to be a nursing student which motivated him to achieve marks in the high 90’s. Such marks were impressive considering that he had several part time jobs during the program. He wrote that he felt privileged to be a nurse and that it was an honor to be one. With obvious pride, he wrote of how he had helped others during his day.

Unfortunately, as a nurse, he found encounters with abusive patients very troubling. He was deeply disturbed by the death of an elderly patient as he held her, closely followed by the death of both his grandparents. Initially, he worked in a hospital, then moved to a clinic for young addicts, then to a health clinic in Vancouver’s east end.

Sadly, Corey became increasingly disturbed both emotionally and mentally. Eventually he became paranoid, believing that he was being stalked. It is believed that the genesis of this paranoia was from the persecution he received in a small Saskatchewan town. As a university co-op student, he was asked to leave his housing by his landlady when his transgender status was revealed. This was followed by hounding by members of the town. He was so hurt by this treatment that he dropped out of university and became homeless for a while in Vancouver. At that time, he was robbed of all his money and identification. Evidence exists to suggest that he developed PTSD and anxiety issues afterwards because of this event which were later exacerbated by other experiences and concerns.

To his credit, he established a healthy existence after his short period of homelessness, becoming employed as a bicycle mechanic, and eventually acquiring the remaining credits to receive his university degrees in science at the University of Guelph and then nursing at U.B.C.

One of his characteristics was to feel very deep pain when he was misgendered, either verbally or in writing. His response to this was to initiate Human Rights Tribunal actions to prevent this happening to others in future, particularly from medical authorities.

Increasingly, over time, Corey developed greater delusions and paranoia leading to an overwhelming sense of hopelessness. He believed he had lost numerous birth children and spent a lot of time unsuccessfully seeking them. He lived in fear of unknown stalkers related to his experience in Saskatchewan, as well as other fears. As a result of some of these developments, he was unable to work. The restrictions imposed by Covid-19 added to his sense of isolation. He tried numerous medications and therapies, without success.

There were high hopes for Corey’s improved mental health when he was sectioned under BC’s mental health act to the psychiatric ward at Vancouver General Hospital’s Segal Centre. Tragically he died there.

He is deeply missed by his parents, siblings, aunts, uncles and cousins, as well as the friends he made over the years.

May you be at peace Corey. You were loved.

The oceans, forests, mountains, prairies, streams, and mud puddles of Canada all pay tribute to your memory.

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Dorothy Robson

It’s hard to know how to approach writing something like this, what to say when a life ends all too soon. No amount of space will allow for the breadth of one’s memories, no amount of words will permit enough space to talk about Corey’s impact on those he knew personally or the world around him.

I originally met Corey in our first year of University through some mutual friends at the University of Guelph. Corey was quiet and awkward, but there was something indescribable that drew me to him, and we quickly became friends. This was in the early 2000s, before the popularity of Facebook and text messaging, so we’d often have long conversations on the phone, write letters, and when school schedules permitted, visit one another in either Guelph, Peterborough, or Toronto.

I remember Corey once calling me because he had bought too many mangoes and he worried that he might not be able to eat them all before they got too ripe and was hoping he could mail me a few; a few days later three perfectly ripe mangoes appeared at my door and we sat on the phone eating mangoes together while in separate cities. Looking back on the years I knew him this seems like such a small memory, but it captures so much about what I love about Corey - his generosity and his often quite silly nature. The way he could always put a smile on your face and made you felt loved and cared for.

The years proceeding the mailing of mangoes and weekend trips together put us in different provinces and with wildly different lives. Corey decided that nursing was the path for him and I remember the feeling of things “making sense” for him. He was inspired and as a friend I was proud of him. The path to his degree was complicated and had many ups and downs - there were moments I feared for both his physical and mental wellbeing, especially when he was in Saskatchewan, but he managed to persevere, which made his victories even sweeter.

In 2014 we rented a cottage with Corey for a week - it was absolute bliss. During that week Corey introduced me to The Mysterious Benedict Society a book which in later years would become my child’s favourite novel. A novel which is now beat up and well-loved. He told me all about his life in Vancouver, and although certain aspects of it made me worried about him, on the whole it sounded like he had found a place to call home - something everyone deserves.

I remember Corey talking about his goals for parenthood - he’d hoped to one day foster children once he was more established career wise. At this time he was still deciding where to settle and he felt drawn to Haida Gwaii as it offered him infinite access to nature but also was somewhere he felt his service as a nurse could be well utilized. This shows his continuous desire to serve.

Loving Corey was tough. Once he made up his mind about something, he was stubborn. This was his greatest strength and one of his biggest downfalls. It pushed him to action: allowing him to build community, support those around him, and create change. We see this in his legacy - the All Bodies Swim, changes in the Alberta Health System, Human Rights tribunals, various volunteer positions and of course, the work he did as a nurse. We also know this through his impact on our lives personally - with Corey I learnt to appreciate nature more and to ask what people needed rather than make assumptions. Corey embodied kindness and was always eager to help a friend in need.

I haven’t seen Corey in a few years, largely due to the pandemic, but we’d check in occasionally with each other to make sure we were still surviving life. I never worried too much about it as I assumed Corey was one of those friends that would be around for my lifetime and that eventually our paths would cross again. I’ll never forget Corey’s face while he ate (he was always such a slow eater!) or his smile.

Corey, I don’t know where you are now but I do know you are loved. Your kindness, generosity, and impact on the world will live on through your acts of service. Thank you for being my friend.
Posted at 06:58pm via Condolence


I was so sad to hear of Corey's passing. We hadn't spoken in a while but I deeply appreciated our friendship. Corey was such a kind and compassionate person, dedicated to others, as was clear to anyone who crossed his path and benefitted from everything he did to make the world a better pace. We spent many wonderful hours chatting, playing games, and walking in nature together, and he was an amazing caregiver to my little wobbly cat. I will forever be grateful for the time we spent together, and will continue to think of him often. You will be deeply missed, Corey.
Posted at 05:14pm via Condolence

Dana Lee

Corey was one of my oldest friends, we’ve known each other since the age of 7. I have so many fond memories of us camping, having sleepovers and watching Xena, making crafts or time capsules, and trying to split apples in half with our bare hands (of course, he succeeded!). He always made time to visit me when he was in Victoria. He knew so much about so much. He was incredibly compassionate and caring and had such a remarkable life. So grateful I was able to call him my friend.
Posted at 07:45pm via Condolence


Thank you for writing this obituary - I found it really helped me understand parts of Corey's life and story that had previously been a bit of a mystery.

I didn't really know Corey outside of work, but as a nurse he was so lovely to work with. Meticulous about his nursing work, but also eager to chat & laugh with colleagues & clients/patients alike. He was passionate about cycling, baking & Canada as a place to explore. We'd largely fallen out of touch over time but by 2019, the rare time he'd text me, I sensed his work weighed on him & he seemed unwell - and, I'd recommend he seek supports but he was VERY private.

Overall, I just wanted to say how vibrant Corey was when he and I worked together, how absolutely meticulous he was about his nursing practice and how sorry I was to hear about his struggles in recent years. He was an absolute gem of a human & a gift to SO many of his clients/patients.

Thanks again for sharing such a thoughtful & thorough obituary. It really helped me understand more about who he was & how dearly he is loved.

Posted at 05:09pm via Condolence


How can I not donate to Qmunity? Qmunity helped Corey find comfort, himself and a place to fit in when he first arrived in Vancouver, just as it does for others today. Shortly before he entered Vancouver General Hospital for the last time, he approached Qmunity to see if he could participate in their therapy group. Even though the group was full, they made room for him. Unfortunately, he did not make the session.
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