SMUS in the News: Simon Ibell ’96 Passes Away

Simon Ibell

We are deeply saddened that Simon Ibell ’96 passed away on May 26, 2017.

Simon had a rare disease, Hunter’s Syndrome, and spent the better part of his life raising money for and awareness of rare diseases. He was an active part of our community as a student and as an alumnus. Beyond that, he was a very active part in the communities on Vancouver Island and Toronto.

Several outlets reported on the passing of Simon:

Simon Ibell: Rare Disease Patient and Advocate (1979-2017) Rare Disease Report
Simon Ibell, a lover of sports, inspired champions – Times Colonist
CTV Vancouver Island for Friday, May 26 (skip to 13:48)

A website has been set up for people to share their thoughts and stories of Simon.


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