FRANCIS LYNDON DEVANEY
B. Arch (Hons.) OAA, Architect
Suddenly and unexpectedly, Lyndon Devaney passed away on Thursday, July 25, 2019, in his
Beloved partner of Gale Willgoss, Lyndon will be remembered for his enduring generosity and
indomitable spirit by her family, Tyla Fullerton and Brian Sweet, Kendra Fullerton and Adam
Boddy, Stace Fullerton and Michael Gieck, and Elise Fullerton and Dan Florescu. Sadly missed
by his brother Relf Devaney and wife Susan Procter, and his sister Jill and husband Richard
Devoted uncle of Scott and Eric Weston. Loyal and devoted friend of Bill Harrison and his wife,
After graduating from the University of Toronto, Lyndon joined Zeidler Partnership in 1982,
becoming a principal of the firm.
In 2007, Lyndon and his team constructed the Trump International Hotel and Tower in
From Zeidler Partnership, Lyndon formed Devaney Strategic Planning and Design and in 2013
continued working with developers as a highly skilled project manager in Devaney Strategic
Lyndon’s creative vision is seen in Canada Place, an iconic landmark in Vancouver Harbour; the
World Trade Centre in Toronto; Canary Wharf in Britain; parq Vancouver Casino and Hotels
Douglas and JW Marriott, and additional projects across Canada and internationally.
As an avid model maker in his teens, ‘LD’s exacting attention to detail became the hallmark of
his work as an architect. His interest in sports was highlighted in his passion for Formula One’s
premier races and elite cars.
Lyndon’s trademark black T shirt and black jeans exemplified his taste in classic, stylized
An esteemed colleague, respected mentor and trusted friend.
Lyndon is predeceased by parents Francis Devaney (1969) and Joan Devaney Brown (2009).
A private cremation has taken place. Condolences may be offered at Smith’s Funeral Home in
Burlington or at email@example.com.
If desired, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Dustin Leopold Memorial Tribute Fund
c/o Crohn’s and Colitis Canada or to the YMCA-YWCA of the National Capital region at