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Obituary: TOLA, RICARDO

Ricardo Guillermo Tola1955 ~ 2013Ricardo Guillermo Tola was reunited with his Heavenly Father on June 5, 2013. He was born on May 23, 1955 in Cuenca Ecuador to Julio and Rosa Tola. Ricardo was the third of eight children. After high school he attended medical school for 2 years before changing paths. In his late twenties he took a chance and flew across the world to New York where he later met and married the love of his life. After marrying his wife, he had his only son and decided to relocate to Salt Lake City in 1996. Ricardo had many passions. He loved to sing and was the leader of his church choir. He also had a passion for health and nutrition and passed on his knowledge to everyone he met. He was a strong runner, running over ten marathons after moving to Salt Lake. He loved the guitar and would play and sing any chance he got and would always become the life of the party.Survived by his wife, Angelita; son David; mother, Rosa; 7 brothers and sisters Alejandro, Vicente, Jorge, Rosa, Maria, Manuel and Jacinto. Memorial service will be held Saturday, June 8, 6:00 p.m. at the LDS chapel, 4550 South 600 East."Cambia Tu Vida."