Safely in the arms of Jesus, on April 6, 2014 at the tender age of 14. Cherished son of Patricia Broom and Allan Broom. Loving brother and best friend of Jordyn and Jacob. Adored grandson of Melvin Raugust and the late Frieda (2008), Sandra Martin, and James & Peggy Broom. He will be sadly missed by many aunts, uncles and cousins, all of British Columbia and Alberta. Best friends with Simon Baker and Winston Shantz. James was born in Burnaby, British Columbia on August 22, 1999 and lived in Krefeld, Germany for almost 5 years. He has lived in Windsor with his family since August 2008. James was a devoted student of Maranatha Christian Academy where he was known by all and admired for his uniqueness and brilliance. In grade 8, he achieved 9th place for all of Ontario in the Gauss Math Competition. He was an avid reader and had such a thirst for knowledge. James was a kind and respectful young man who will be dearly missed. A heartfelt thank you to Ms. Johanna Dyck, Mr. Dave Gourley and the entire staff at Maranatha Christian Academy. Special thanks to Hank Stam for his continued love and support. Many thanks to the first responders for their immediate care and respect for our family, and to the medical staff at the Children’s Hospital of Michigan for their patience and support of our family and friends during this difficult time. If you so desire, donations to Maranatha Christian Academy, a school that was dear to James’ heart, would be appreciated by the family. In memory of James, consider the uniqueness in others as a gift from God as he always did. Visiting Thursday from 2-5 and 7-9 p.m. at Families First 3260 Dougall Ave. South Windsor, 519-969-5841 On Friday, family and friends are invited to meet after (time) until the time of the service at (time) at Heritage Park Alliance. Cremation to follow. Share memories, photos or make a donation at



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