Aaron Alexander Knutson, 28, of River Forest, died tragically and unexpectedly on Nov. 29, 2021. Born on May 13, 1993, he was a 2011 graduate of Oak Park and River Forest High School and in 2016 earned a Bachelor of Science degree from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Employed as an accountant at Corcoran & Ender in Chicago, he was well travelled, very artistic, had a unique ability to imitate people and was very funny. He represented our community with People to People in Australia and was also selected to try out for the United States Junior Olympic Development Team at Lake Placid (Luge).

He was a loving and kind soul, is deeply loved, and is missed by his family and his pups, Thor and Freyja.

Aaron is survived by his mom, Lori Knutson; his dad, William Riley; his half-siblings Joshua and Rachel Page; Grandma Judy Lutzka; Aunt Peggy Riley; Cousin Patrick Phanenstill; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins.

Aaron’s Celebration of Life will be held at 3 p.m. on Saturday, May 28 at the Westchester Masonic Temple, 10210 Canterbury St, in Westchester.

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