Meet: Dean Kennedy
Dean Kennedy is a trained and certified Wedding Officiant with Always and Forever Life Celebrations. He is well known for helping couples enjoy the process of creating their ceremony and then helping them relax and appreciate those incredible moments during the ceremony.
Dean is a Reader’s Choice award-winning Officiant and has performed hundreds of ceremonies over the years across Ontario. He resides in the GTA, but has also lived in Virginia (attending college), and San Diego (yes, he is a LA Chargers fan).
Dean is married to his wife and best friend Lesley; has 4 amazing kids: Travis, Leah (and her husband Harrison), Grace and Cali-Faith as well as his dog, Daisy.
He has bungee jumped, run the Scotiabank half-marathon, climbed the Sydney Harbour Bridge, surfed at Manly Beach Australia helped start and run a Fair Trade Coffee Shop in Orangeville, and led students on humanitarian trips to Grenada, the Dominican Republic and helped to build a school in Belize.
After his daughter was born 3 months premature – Dean and Leslie spent 6 months visiting the NICU at Sick Kids and Brampton Civic waiting for her to come home. Their dream is that one day she’ll run unhindered without leg braces.
Dean is a truly wonderful Wedding Officiant, appreciated by all the couples he serves.