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In Memoriam: Longtime Canadian fan Cory Mistysyn, 32

Written by Lars-Erik_Olson on December 30, 2010 to .

It is with profound sadness that The Daily Roxette learned yesterday of the death of Cory Mistysyn, a longtime fan of Roxette and Per Gessle and loyal reader of this newspaper. Cory, who passed away on November 11th at the age of 32, was himself a talented singer/songwriter who deeply admired Per's music.  "Per is a genius," Cory once wrote, "and part of that shows in his ability to choose extremely talented people to work with."

Cory, who lived in Toronto, was an active participant in the original Roxette Mailing List (RML),  and then migrated here to the TDR SmallTalk forum. His comments on RML and TDR were usually about technical aspects of the arrangements and about production values. In person, he was soft-spoken, gentle, and always sincere. He was known to have an impressive Roxette/Gessle collection, especially of demos and other somewhat "rare" items as his biggest interest was in the process of how Per would come up with an idea, and then move it along towards a finished product. In his lifetime, Cory managed to attend several Roxette concerts and was most recently seen enjoying Per's "Party Crasher" show in London (see photo).

The cause of death was not stated in the published obituary.


I am very sad by this news, just one word: rest in peace cory.



Sad news, especially at this time of year. Thoughts are with family.


Ual!!! I really feel sorry about it :(

Rest in peace... That is so sad. Only 32 years old...

+++++ RIP +++++

May God protect your soul up in heaven, dear friend.

Thoughts and prayers to his loved ones.

R.I.P Cory :(

So young! I wish his family and friends lots of strength and faith.

This is so sad. I will remember Cory as a nice and warm person. Rest in peace.

It’s really sad. Rest in peace, Cory! Márcia Meira - Brasil - RJ

RIP Mate, my thoughts go out to your family and friends.

I did not know Cory but from his pic I can tell he was a warm person and just the fact that him and me share the same music tastes (both Rox fans) says a lot about his personality and personal tastes. Rest in peace Cory and may your family find tranquility in knowing you are in a better place.
My thoughts also to other Rox fans who left us this year but could not participate as actively as Cory did. We are all a big family.

RIP, Dear Cory. I’m really sorry. :(

But what is the cause?

Laci from Hungary.

Only 32 years old :( RIP

That is very sad!

Rest in peace Cory my condolences go out to his family & friends.

Sad news indeed

I remember seeing him at the London gig.

What was his Daily Roxette username?

Don’t Bore Us! Open The Forums!

I too, am curious as to what Cory’s username was; I have always felt a kinship with my fellow Canuck Rox fans.

I googled his name and discovered that he was the younger brother of Stacie Mistysyn, the girl who played Caitlyn Ryan in the Degrassi Junior High and Degrassi High TV series. What a wild world.

Rest in peace, Cory.

“Où sont mes pantalons?”


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