08/07/2015 05:50 EDT | Updated 08/07/2015 05:59 EDT

Chris Hyndman's Friends Celebrate A Playful, Smart Man

Friends of Chris Hyndman share sweet snippets of his life.

Chris Hyndman, who died this week, was a man who left an impression.

Beamed into the homes of thousands of Canadians via his TV show, "Steven & Chris," every week, people couldn't help but be captivated by his infectious smile and kind nature.

Alana Hurov, a supervising producer at HuffPost Canada, worked with Chris and his partner Steven from 2008 to 2010 on the show. She reached out to current and former friends and colleagues to remember the man who everyone loved to be around: