Nicholas Learnard, age 39, passed away Friday March 27, 2020, due to complications from a 15-month-long and courageous battle with a rare synovial cell sarcoma.

A celebration of life will be held Saturday, Aug. 8, from 10 a.m. to noon at Riposta Funeral Home 182 Waldo Ave., Belfast, with a reception to follow at 12:30 p.m. at the clubhouse at Springbrook in Belfast.

Donations in Nick's memory may be made to Waldo County General Hospital Oncology Department, 118 Northport Ave., Belfast, ME 04915.

Memories and condolences may be shared with the family at ripostafh.com.