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Condolences to the Smith Family

On behalf of the YMCA of Eastern Ontario, I would like to express our deepest sympathies to the Smith family on the passing of Britt Smith. Britt was such an important member of our community that his contributions are truly inspiring. While Britt achieved tremendous success in the world of business, it is his commitment to using this success to benefit others that I believe will be his greatest legacy. His philanthropy was wide-reaching, from homelessness to healthcare, from education to social services, Britt made a difference to so many, yet he never expected or asked for recognition. Arthur Britton Smith was truly a great man. His record during the Second World War provided a glimpse at a future of service that Britt dedicated himself to. He has been a great friend to the YMCA and RKY Camp, and has been instrumental in our capital projects including our lap pool, as well as helping countless kids, seniors and other access healthy programs through our annual campaign, helping to enhance the lives of many and we thank him for this spirit of community. Britt will be greatly missed. ~ Rob Adams, CEO, YMCA of Eastern Ontario.