Ronald Joseph Guilfoile

Ronald Joseph Guilfoile

June 24, 1950 – October 31, 2020
Age 70 of St. Paul, beloved Gopher fan, passed the evening of October 31st, 2020 after a courageous and stubborn battle with cancer. Ron was incredibly proud to have served the city of St. Paul as Risk Manager for 35 years. A true lover of sports, especially football and baseball. He enjoyed being an integral part of a caring neighborhood community. A lifetime of long walks with his cherished dogs was his greatest joy. Born June 24th 1950 and raised in Delano, MN, Ron is preceded in death by his brothers Mickey and James, their parents Pierre and Muriel, and his first wife and mother of their children Alyce. Ron is survived by his sisters Patricia (Alan), Muriel Jean (Tom) and Nancy (Phil), his brother Larry (Coke), children Ayelish (Mark) and Pierre (Katy) and 6 grandchildren Anela, Kailoa, Joelle, Tiernan, Parker and Cullen. The family is incredibly grateful for the loving care he received from Minnesota Oncology and the compassion and grace provided by Heartland Hospice. Funeral service is planned for Friday, November 6th at 1:00 at The Church of St. Joseph, 1154 Seminole Ave, West St. Paul. In lieu of gifts, donations in Ron’s name can be made to Second Harvest Heartland. (Published in the Star Tribune on November 5, 2020)