Dear Cathy and Jack,
Lolly, Caroline and Will,
Stewart, Alexander, Elizabeth and Ralph's Dad, Stewart~
Please accept our deepest and sincerest of sympathies. Our hearts go out to you and the entire family. My husband, David (Besanko) and I knew Ralph when he had the juice bar and yoga studio in Wilmette. He was such an engaging, smart, funny, kind, loving and wonderful individual. He mentored me on juicing and eating a diet with a high vibrational force. With his coaching, I was able to regain my health and vitality. He enlisted some of the best yogis and yoginis in the metro area (some of whom went on to start their on yoga studios). My love for yoga started with Ralph and the quality of teachers he enlisted. His studio was the best in the area with sprung bamboo floors. (there was nothing like it!) I will think of him always with the utmost love, kindness and respect. Everything he did, he did to the best of his ability. His stories were the most amazing!
May God Bless you and protect you and watch over you in this time of grief and sadness.
May the wonderful memories comfort you.
Maureen and David
Dearest Cathy, Jack and Ralph's children,
We are holding you all in prayer and loving-kindness for the coming months. Know that Christ, Ralph's Guardian Angel, the healing angels and loving ones surrounding you are united in bringing the powerful love of God into the situation. May Ralph know deeper peace and healing during this transitional time as well.
With loving support, and in prayer,
Your extended family - Christopher, Yervant, Zander and Julia May.
Thinking of you and remembering you and yours in my thoughts and prayers. Your strength during this difficult time is an unbelievable inspiration.
Cathy, I don't know you but Ralph was my neighbor here on Sterling Lane for a few years. What a nice man - bright, funny and so much positive energy! This is such a tragedy and you, Caroline & Will are in my thoughts and prayers during this sad time.
Dearest Cathy – We know you are being carried in the strong embrace of your many friends and family as you make this very difficult journey. We are so sorry for your loss. Love, for the long haul, Paula, John & Kate Brien