Title: Protecting the Memory 

Year: 2005 

Artist: Timothy Schmalz 

Medium: Bronze 

Location: Civic Centre Park Queen Street at Maragaret Kitchener, ON 

Acquisition Method: Other (donation by the Kitchener Professional Firefighters 


This 13-foot memorial sculpture depicts a fire fighting scene encircled in the arc 

of angels’ wings. The installation includes inscribed bronze helmets for fallen 

firefighters as a lasting tribute to their sacrifice. Commissioned by Kitchener 

Professional Fire Fighters Association; donated to the City of Kitchener.