Owner of Ripple’s Drive-In in Provo dies

PROVO, Utah — Todd Ripple, the longtime owner of Provo’s popular Ripple’s Drive-In, died Saturday while hiking.

In a Facebook post Sunday night, Ripple’s family said Todd had died “peacefully spending his time doing what he loved, hiking in the Foothills of Provo where he was born and raised.”

Ripple’s Drive-In has been around for over 60 years, drawing in residents from all over Utah to its location on Canyon Road.

The family is asking in lieu of flowers, to please help with funeral expenses by donating to a Venmo account found at @RippleFamilyFund with the last four digits of 6794.

“Todd loved his business and the customers who became family along the way.” wrote the family.