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Louis Ranalli

July 18, 1973 — July 23, 2023

Louis Ranalli, a beloved soul who touched the lives of all who knew him, passed away on July 23, 2023, at the age of 50. Born on July 18, 1973, he brought light and warmth into the world and left an indelible mark on the hearts of those who were fortunate enough to cross his path.

Louis faced a courageous battle against brain cancer for four years. Throughout this arduous journey, he displayed unwavering strength and an incredible spirit. His kind and selfless nature attracted people from all walks of life. Louis possessed a remarkable ability to connect deeply with others, making each person feel special and loved in their own unique way.

Passionate about leading an active life outdoors, Louis found solace in activities such as cycling, running, and playing hockey. Every moment spent in nature filled him with joy and a sense of freedom. However, his greatest source of happiness came from being surrounded by his cherished family and friends. Louis nurtured these relationships with utmost care, creating unforgettable memories that would endure beyond his physical presence.

Even while facing his own health struggles, Louis remained a pillar of support for his mother after she suffered a severe stroke. Despite the weight of dealing with brain cancer himself, he selflessly devoted himself to caring for her during her cognitive recovery. This exemplified Louis's boundless empathy and unwavering dedication to those he loved.

Throughout his fight against brain cancer, which included two brain surgeries, Louis never wavered in his determination to live life to the fullest. His resilience served as an inspiration to all who knew him. With unwavering courage and an unyielding spirit, he faced each day with grace and optimism.

To honor Louis's memory and continue his legacy of compassion, contributions can be made in his name to two organizations close to his heart. The Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada (In Memory of Louis Ranalli) is dedicated to supporting research and providing assistance to those affected by brain tumors.

https://btfc.akaraisin.com/ui/memoryofhope/p/fa447a62ab954cc3b08ade5789fa2936


Another institution dear to Louis was Kensington Hospice, which provided invaluable care and comfort during his final days. Donations may be made in his memory to support the services they offer by visiting the Kensington Health Foundation (In Memory of Louis Ranalli).

https://kensington.akaraisin.com/ui/diyevent/p/c2d759acf1234495a0cb275638fee079


Louis's life was one of resilience, love, and unwavering dedication to others. While we mourn his loss deeply, we carry with us the memories of his kind heart, his infectious laughter, and his unconditional love. He has left an eternal imprint on our lives, and we will cherish his memory always.

Louis Ranalli, you are forever in our hearts. Rest in peace, dear son, brother, cousin, nephew, uncle and friend.

Visitation will be held at Westminster Funeral & Reception Centre (5826 Bathurst St. between Finch and Steeles on the west side), located on the grounds of Westminster Cemetery, it is the first building on your left. The family will receive guests on Thursday, July 27th from 4-8pm. The Funeral Service will be held in the Chapel of Westminster on Friday, July 28th at 1:00pm with entombment to follow at Westminster Cemetery & Mausoleum.

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Visitation

Thursday, July 27, 2023

4:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

Westminster Funeral & Reception Centre

5826 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M2R 1Y6

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Funeral Service

Friday, July 28, 2023

1:00 - 1:45 pm (Eastern time)

Westminster Funeral & Reception Centre

5826 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M2R 1Y6

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Friday, July 28, 2023

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5830 Bathurst St, Toronto, ON M2R 1Y6

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