It is with deep sadness that we announce the passing of Lauris on January 4, 2016 at the age of 57.
Lauris passed in the early morning after a courageous battle with cancer. His quick wit and caring smile brought joy and comfort to all those around him. Devoted husband to Myra and incredible Dad to Markus and Alia. Lauris will remain in their hearts forever. Lauris was the son of Inese and Arnis Kuksis and was born in Kingston, Ontario. He was a loving brother to Anda (Graham), Davis (Judy) and Inga (John), and proud uncle to many nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be held at The Rosar-Morrison Funeral Home & Chapel, 467 Sherbourne St. (South of Wellesley St.), on Thursday, January 7, 2016 from 5-8 p.m. Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 11 a.m. at St. John's Lutheran Latvian Church, 200 Balmoral Ave. Interment to follow at York Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Marie Thompson Fund at the Princess Margaret Hospital for research in the treatment of cholangiocarcinoma or to the Toronto Humane