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Every few years, the Olympic Games return to thrill us with pageantry and drama, intense competition, and moving personal stories. Whether celebrating victory or suffering agonizing defeat, Olympians inspire us with their passion and dedication. This memorial site was created to remember athletes, coaches and others with the Olympic spirit who strived to go "Faster, Higher, Stronger."

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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Olympian RICHARD BALL

RICHARD ALAN BALL Richard Alan Ball passed away peacefully at North York Genera l Hospital on December 21, 2014 in his 89th year. Survived by his ever-loving wife Claire (nee Thomson) of 65 years and four children, James (Candace), Michael (Carole), Ian (Carolyn), Tracey (Keith). Predeceased by brothers Kenneth and Gordon. He will be remembered for his love and admiration of his 10 grandchildren, Natasha, Christian, Rebecca, Jason, Jeremy, Griffin, Breah, Keira, Weston and Tiana. Richard...
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