Randall Scott Roberts

Peacefully at home, Randall (“Randy”) Roberts passed away Thursday January 13, 2022. Randy was pre-deceased by his parents Frederick and Sylvia Roberts, siblings Dennis Sr, Dennis Jr and Kevin Roberts, and Dawn Wyatt. He leaves behind his two children Kevin and Keera Roberts, siblings Heather Brown and Blair Roberts and grandchildren Carys and Rileigh.

Randy was well known across the nation and in his community. He was determine to change fatal drug policy’s, advocating for harm reduction, fighting the stigma of substance use, fighting for safe injection sites, and homelessness. For this he was loved and highly respected among his peers in the Brantford Substance Users Network (BSUN), where he served as Chairperson and founder, along with many other organizations he was associated with. His quick wit, gentle good humour and passion was evident to anyone who heard him speak, watched him during his outreach downtown, or ever sought him out for help with a personal challenge. Randy will also be greatly missed by family, friends, and his little buddy Carter.

Donations can be made to Brant County SPCA where Randy’s dogs are being taken care of until they can be adopted. The dogs where is life.

A Memorial service will be held at Holy Cross Chapel details to follow.

2 replies
  1. Heather Brown
    Heather Brown says:

    Randy,
    Don’t think of him as gone away
    his journey’s just begun,
    life holds so many facets
    this earth is only one.
    Just think of him as resting
    from the sorrows and the tears
    in a place of warmth and comfort
    where there are no days and years.
    Think how he must be wishing
    that we could know today
    how nothing but our sadness
    can really pass away.
    And think of him as living
    in the hearts of those he touched…
    for nothing loved is ever lost
    and he was loved so much.
    Love you always Sis

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