The Garden Island
Notice #: 0001021278-01
Funeral Notices

RONALD `EKAHI CASTAGNETTI Ronald `Ekahi Castagnetti, 50, of Daly City, CA passed away in Daly City on August 9, 2017. Ronald was a loving husband, son, brother, and uncle, who left us too soon. Ronald was born in Guam on May 23, 1967 and raised in Honolulu. He was a graduate of the Kamehameha Schools, Class of 1985 and earned a horticulture degree from City College of San Francisco. Ronald had an infectious smile and an unbound spirit that took over the room. He was a talented artist who loved fashion, flowers, and had a wonderful knack for decorations and arrangements, and was a renowned party planner and gifted thespian. At the time of his death, Ronald owned his own business, Phytophilia, where he did landscape design, gardening and floral artistry. He is survived by his husband, Eoin Manering, brothers Frank, Gino, Mark, and father, Gene, nieces and nephews Pualani, Christopher, Blaise, Aurelia, Kelton, and Pono, and extended family and friends. He is predeceased by his mother, Barbara McKeague Castagnetti. A celebration of life will be held on August 19, 2017, 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. at Greenlawn Memorial Park Chapel, 1100 El Camino Real, Colma, CA 94014.