Ronald William Alton

May 31, 1942July 29, 2011

Ronald William Alton

Sunrise May 31, 1942 Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario, Canada

Sunset July 29, 2011 Toronto, Ontario, Canada

"I believe that when we leave a place, part of it goes with us and part of us remains. Go anywhere when it is quiet, and just listen. After a while, you will hear the echoes of all our conversations, every thought and word we've exchanged. Long after we are gone, our voices will linger in these walls for as long as this place remains. But I will admit that the part of me that is going will very much miss the part of you that is staying."


I Want You To Smile

You can shed tears that I am gone, Or you can smile because I lived, You can close your eyes and pray that I will come back, Or you can open your eyes and see all that I have left. Your heart can be empty because you can’t see me, Or you can be full of the love that you shared, You can turn your back on tomorrow because of yesterday. You can remember me and only that I am gone, Or you can cherish my memory and let it live on, You can cry and close your mind, be empty and turn your back, Or you can do what I would want: smile, open your eyes, love and go on


Ronald William Alton

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Lynda Ervin

August 5, 2011

Ron we will miss you. I can't imagine not picking up the phone and hearing your voice. Even though you are far away, you will be in our hearts.We have so many good memories from years gone by. I'm sure we will think about them many many times in the coming months. Miss you and love you....

samantha griffin

August 4, 2011

Its only been 5 days without you, yet it feels like eternity. No one will ever understand how much you meant to me, or the bond we shared. You weren't just my grandfather, but my best friend too.i just wanted to make you proud, make you smile, and im glad i acomplished that. Nothing in this world will ever be able to replace the memories i have with you, and im so greatfull i was able to create this amazing bond with you.ill miss you always... and love you forever. ; what a life to take, what a bond to break ; ill be missing you.