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Ian M. Fournier (1982-2020)

Ian M. Fournier

JAY - Ian M. Fournier, 37, of Jay, beloved son of David and Robin (Gajudkow) Fournier, passed away Saturday, July 18, 2020 at his home in Jay.

He was born in Farmington, Oct. 19, 1982, and was a 2001 graudate of Mt. Blue High School, where he was a member of the basketball team all four years. He attended Rochester Institute of Technology in Rochester, NY and then proceeded to work for many years at the Austine School for the Deaf in Brattleboro, VT. Although Ian's life posed many challenges, the pockets of his generosity, compassion, creativity, and engaging wit touched, and impacted many.

He is survived by his parents, David and Robin of Wilton; paternal grandmother, Lorette Fournier Chabot of Farmington; many aunts, uncles, and cousins; He was predeceased by his paternal grandfather, Armand Fournier; maternal grandparents, Michael and Jeanne Gajudkow; and an infant child, Peter James.

There will be no services at this time due to the Covid-19 pandemic. A Celebration of his Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that those who desire, consider memorial gifts in his memory to NAMI Maine, 52 Water Street, Hallowell, ME 04347 or "I'll love you forever, I'll like you for always, as long as I am living, my baby you'll be....." Goodnight, "Boy-Wonder." Please share memories and photos in his Book of Memories at Cremation care is being cared for and provided by the Wiles Remembrance Center, 308 Franklin Road, Jay

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  1. Such a kind, funny, and eloquent man , he will be missed by so many people.

  2. Dave and Robin, so sorry for your loss.

  3. Ian was a great kid and an good student in high school. I always enjoyed seeing him smile in math class and around the halls. I know he will be missed by all who knew him. Much love to his family.

  4. I will miss Ian's smile, his humor and caring nature. In school I think I learned as much if not more from him than he did from me. Since then whenever I've seen him, he's spent a little extra time with me just catching up a little. He was a good friend to many people. My thoughts and prayers are with you, Robin and David.

  5. Mr UPS man and wife.. there are absolutely no words, I loved talking to you Dave at Jacks about basketball,I wish I had known Ian was your son as he was friends with my daughter... Heartbroken doesnโ€™t even touch how everyone is feeling for your family... May God Bless you and keep Ian in his arms...๐Ÿ’™โค๏ธ๐Ÿ’™๐Ÿ’”

  6. Dears Robin and David, holding you in my heart with loving thoughts as I have for years.

  7. I thoroughly enjoyed having Ian in FACS Foods class at MBHS. He was always a friendly, out-going student. My thoughts and prayers are with his family during this difficult time.

  8. Robin and David my heart aches for you both. I remember a sweet boy who was excited to come to school and explore the world around him. Kindergarten was a new adventure and I appreciate all of the time you gave to me as we learned together. He was a truly remarkable person.

  9. Robin and David: We're been remembering with Annie about the many good times, about what a special person Ian was, about his affection for others and their natural affection for him--how others just seemed to be drawn to his sincerity, his spontaneity and his joy--, and about what wonderful, dedicated parents you've always been. You're in our hearts.

  10. Ian, you will be missed by so many. You were always so kind, funny, and genuine. Rest in peace my friend.