Published: January 23, 2017 Toller died two years ago today. The loss was sudden and shocking. He was only 65. He was an artist, an Olympian, a raconteur, a character. He was much beloved as a friend, a colleague, an employer. Over the past two years, the stories, tributes, and reminiscences that have poured in […]
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January 23, 2016 Toller Cranston (1949 – 2015) Hard to believe. Don’t quite believe. It has been a year. A year to mourn. To feel. To struggle. To come to grips with the loss. A year to reflect on the singular, extraordinary talent. The colour. The wit. The genius. A year to be grateful for […]
Efforts in Mexico and Canada aim to use the ice skating legend and artist’s fame for good. October 23, 2015 – Former world and Olympic figure skater, six-time Canadian Champion and world renowned artist Toller Cranston is being remembered and honored in numerous ways. In San Miguel de Allende, Mexico where Toller lived the last two-plus […]
June 25, 2015 (Toronto, Canada) – The Canadian skating community, close friends, family and admirers all joined to celebrate the life of one of Canada’s most iconic and unique sport figures, Toller Cranston. Well over 300 people attended the June 25th event held at the prestigious Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). Two giant screens rolled […]
PRESS RELEASE Artist. Skater. Visionary. Genius. There is only ever one ‘Toller’ in a generation. Toronto, ON – The Canadian Olympic Foundation, in conjunction with the Cranston family, is announcing the creation of a memorial fund to honour the outstanding figure skating and art accomplishments of Toller Cranston who passed away suddenly at his home […]
The Cranston Family has announced plans for a public memorial to celebrate the life of Toller Cranston to be held April 20th, Toller’s birthday, in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. Please join us at Hecho en Mexico restaurant from 11am – 1pm.
Toller Remembered and Cheered Friends and family gather to send a rousing farewell January 31, 2015 – A private funeral service was held Saturday in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico to celebrate and remember the life of Toller Cranston. Toller’s sister, Phillippa, and brother Goldie were joined by numerous friends and acquaintances including Toller’s longtime friend […]