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A photographic look at Yesterday's funeral service in Blairmore, Alta.

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Vancouver Canucks general manager Mike Gillis, left, attends the funeral service for former teammate Rick Rypien, 27, in Blairmore, Alta., Saturday, Aug. 20, 2011. Rypien was found dead in his off-season Coleman, Alta., home on Aug. 15. He had just signed with the Winnipeg Jets last month after six seasons with the Vancouver Canucks. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

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Mourners leave the funeral service for Winnipeg Jets player Rick Rypien. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

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Vancouver Canucks player Manny Malhotra, centre, attends the funeral service for former teammate Rick Rypien. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

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Hutteritte women, left, walk past minor hockey league players to attend the funeral service for Rick Rypien. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

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Former NFL quarterback Mark Rypien, centre, talks with Vancouver Canucks general manager Mike Gillis, while attending the funeral service for his cousin Rick Rypien. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

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The hearse carrying Winnipeg Jets player Rick Rypien leaves his funeral service. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jeff McIntosh

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