We are sad to inform you that Ralph Colwell, beloved musical founder of Up with People, died peacefully on Wednesday evening, December 12, in Tucson, Arizona surrounded by his family.

Funeral Arrangements

We know many of you would like to be part of celebrating Ralph’s life.  The family has planned a public service for those who can attend. Please join the Colwell Family on Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 2:30 pm for Ralph’s funeral at Saint Philip’s in the Hills Episcopal Church, Tucson, Arizona. A reception will follow the church service. They will cherish your presence with them.