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Ryan Tripp

October 31, 1948 — May 23, 2019

Peacefully, surrounded by family, Ryan Tripp passed away at his home in Bracebridge, Thursday May 23, 2019 at the age of 70.
Ryan was the proud father of Geoffrey (Shelly) and Michael (Naomi). Loving grandfather to Julia and Keegan Tripp, and Phoenix and Rizen Atkinson-Tripp. Beloved brother to Gayle Johannesen and Ross Tripp (Judy). Caring uncle to John, Taylor and Jordan. Ryan was predeceased by parents Elwyn "Al" Tripp and May Tripp (nee Cunningham).
Ryan was born in South Porcupine, On. and was extremely proud of his Northern Ontario roots. The family moved to Kitchener and he graduated in Kinesiology from the University of Waterloo and was a standout Warrior football player. He made a career in education and had a tremendous impact on hundreds of students through teaching and outdoor education. Ryan loved following the progress of his immediate family and took immense pride in his grandchildren & nephews. He was an active volunteer for Parkinson's disease at the local, national & international levels. He loved life in Muskoka and especially his annual family & friends getaway to the OTF campground. It took him back to his many overnight wilderness canoe trips at Camp Tawingo. Ryan was a loyal friend to many & active in the Bracebridge community.
Thanks to the Muskoka Home & Community Care team as well as the Cottage Country Family Health team.
A Celebration of Life will be held Friday, June 7 at the Royal Canadian Legion, 168 Muskoka Rd. in Bracebridge. Reception at 1:30pm & service at 2. Donations in Ryan's honour may be made to Camp Tawingo in Huntsville (Jack Pearse Memorial Campership Fund) or Parkinson Canada. Messages of condolence may be offered to the family at

Service Details.


When: Friday, June 7th, 2019 2:00pm
Location: Royal Canadian Legion Bracebridge Branch
Address: 168 Muskoka Road BRACEBRIDGE, ON P1L 1H6


Location: Royal Canadian Legion Bracebridge Branch
Address: 168 Muskoka Road BRACEBRIDGE, ON P1L 1H6

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