Todd R. Ellison, an elite marathon canoe and kayak paddler, died on a downwind Mille Lacs Lake crossing, Oct. 7, 2011. His tragic death came in his 50th year.
He was preceded by father, Kent and grandparents, Ellisons and Nelsons.
Todd is survived by mother, JoAnne; sister, Lisa; half siblings, Beth and Eric, uncle, Robert (Mary) Johnson; aunt, Kay (Cyril) Stoltman; grandfather, Walter Johnson, cousins and stepmothers. Remembered for living life to its fullest by beloved Kate, fellow adventurers Kjell, Joe and Dave and many other loving friends.
Private interment, Lakewood Cemetery. A gathering of friends was held Oct. 15. www.legacy.com