It is with heavy hearts that we announce the death of Zachary Taylor-Riddle, who took his own life early Saturday morning, November 7th, 2015, after a long battle with mental illness and addiction. Zak is the loving son of Richard Riddle, Anita Taylor, John Zancanaro, Jocelyn Herrit and Allison Prentice. Loving brother of Donald Christensen (Maria Nosova), Michael Christensen (Carolyn) and Paige Zancanaro. Loving grandson of Joanne and Grant Demill, Rosemary and Dominic Zancanaro and the late Laura and David Riddle. Zac is also a loving best friend to Nevan Bullen, Chris Lusby, Mayganne Paul and Stephanie Heddema. He is also a loving cousin; a loving uncle to Annastasia Christensen and Jesse Bloys; an amazing support system to fellow addicts and so much more. Zak died the same way he was born: clean. Relatives and friends may call at McINTOSH-ANDERSON-KELLAM FUNERAL HOME LTD., 152 King Street East, Oshawa (905-433-5558) on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 pm and 7:00 to 9:00 pm. A funeral service will be held in the chapel on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 11:00 am. Cremation to follow. Donations made in memory of Zachary to the Renascent Foundation (Brooklin) would be appreciated by his family. Online condolences may be made at makfuneralhome.com.