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RIP Jim Stynes 1966 - 2012
The passing of James 'Jim' Stynes, following a long battle with cancer, has left the community mourning more than just a talented AFL player. Jim was a leader and a role model on the field as well as off, becoming a youth worker, philanthropist and proud father. He will be missed by all.
Jim's wife Sam Stynes posted this message her Facebook page:
Jim Stynes’ died on tuesay the 20th of March at 8.20 a.m.. Jim was pain free, dignified and peaceful. Matisse and Tiernan were present. Not surprisingly, in his last week of life Jim continued to defy the odds and lived his life to the fullest attending the Melbourne vs. Hawthorn football match, his son Tiernan’s 7th Birthday celebration, The MFC Blazer Ceremony and a casual Friday night dinner at Toplinos in his much loved suburb St.Kilda. In his final days Jim was immersed with insurmountable love and tenderness surrounded by his family and some close friends in the comfort of his own home.
On behalf of Jim my heartfelt thanks to all those who have so generously cared for, guided and supported Jim throughout his challenging cancer battle. The list of people to thank reaches far and wide but for now I would like to make special mention of those that went far and beyond the call of duty, Dr Grant Macarthur from The Peter McCallum Centre, Dr Grahame Southwick from the Australian Institute of Plastic Surgery, Professor Jeffrey Rosenfeld from The Alfred Hospital, Dr Peter Sherwan from Freemasons Hospital and the team at Cabrini Palliative Home Care that combined with Jim’s fighting spirit resulted in Jim’s extended three year life journey.
It is an incredibly sad time, however Jim in his passing, has made us see that in our grief that we can smile in our hearts for a beautiful man who will forever hold a special place in the hearts of many. Jim’s lesson is that life was to be challenged and treasured. Sam Stynes.
Brad Hardy,Brownlow medallist and 6PR commentator, spoke to Paul Murray about the legacy that was left by Jim Stynes. Brad said that Jim was the type of man who always left things in better condition than he found them, whether it was an organisation or a person.
A true champion on and off the field.You are much loved by not only the footy family, but the community in general that you contributed much of your precious time.Thanks big fella. You leave us with heavy hearts and swollen eyes.We will miss you mate.Thoughts go to your beautiful family.mark feld Tuesday 20 March, 2012 - 1:14 PM
RIP Jimmy - the Grand Old Flag still flies thanks to your selfless efforts. A wonderful man who'll be remembered for his selfless approach to life. No controversy, just an honest, hard working bloke who everyone could relate to.Neil Gardner Tuesday 20 March, 2012 - 9:22 AM