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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 Ralph Sylvester

Ralph Sylvester St. George, Utah Ralph passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, November 26, 2016, surrounded by his family after a brief battle with cancer. Ralph was a wonderful husband, father, son, friend to many, as well as a veteran of the U.S. Navy. Ralph Ronald Sylvester, son of Ronald and LaPreal Sylvester, was born on January 4, 1934 in Bingham Canyon, Utah. He was a spirited young man that kept his parents on their toes. He once mistakenly pulled the door latch instead of...
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