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Pierluigi "Gigi" Lanaro

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“We remember fondly what a wonderful and generous man "Gigi" was. He was larger than life and loved an adventure in life. I know how happy...Read More »
1 of 62 | Posted by: RoseMarie Horvath - Tempe, AZ

“My husband Pietro and I both worked with "Gigi" on the Carnivale and Mardi Gras. He was Staff Captain when Pietro had his head injury on...Read More »
2 of 62 | Posted by: Sharen and Pietro Repetto - FL

“Capt. Lenaro "Gigi" is well remembered by me and the crew at the Los Angeles Pilot Service.May he rest in peace and condolences to his family. ”
3 of 62 | Posted by: Michael Rubino - San Pedro, CA

“Capt. Lenaro "Gigi" is well remembered by me and the crew at the Los Angeles Pilot Service.May he rest in peace, condolences to his family and fair...Read More »
4 of 62 | Posted by: Capt. Michael Rubino - San Pedro, CA

“Dear Gigi, I will never forget when we worked on the Mardi Gras together and you used to be at the gangway joking with Mark and I. I often wondered...Read More »
5 of 62 | Posted by: Francine Bourque - Coworker

“Ciao Gigi.I still cannot believe. We talking each other few weeks ago.I will miss you, I will always keep a special place in my heart and in my mind...Read More »
6 of 62 | Posted by: Giuseppe Gazzano - Imperia

“Gigi will be dearly missed. We had the pleasure joing him and Irma when he brought back his ship, Inspiration, from Florida through the Panama Canal...Read More »
7 of 62 | Posted by: Priska and Adrian Annaheim - CA

“Dear Gigi,Grateful to have known and worked with you.Ti sia lieve la terra.Sinceramente Leonardo Francolla ”
8 of 62 | Posted by: Leonardo Francolla - FL

“I was saddened to hear that Gigi passed away. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.Deepest CondolencesSalvatore Messina ”
9 of 62 | Posted by: salvatore messina - alexandria, VA

“We had the pleasure of meeting Gigi when we went on our very first cruise in 2007. Being that it was our first cruise we were a little anxious, but...Read More »
10 of 62 | Posted by: Maria Garay - Azusa, CA

“Dear Gigi, it is with my hearth broken that I'm writing this message, we will miss you as a friend, fellow citizen and colleague.You sailed to the...Read More »
11 of 62 | Posted by: Vittorio Marchi - Camogli

“When I was a child Gigi was my neighbor and my myth. He taught me how to discover music and I heard my first LP at his place.When he came back to...Read More »
12 of 62 | Posted by: Nicola Girtler - Camogli - Friend

“Dear irma, the thoughts and prayers of my family go out to you and yours. Gigi was one of the first officers that I met in 1978, when I joined...Read More »
13 of 62 | Posted by: Brendan Corrigan - Davie, FL

“Heartfelt condolences to Gigi's family. A real Gentleman. God protects you now. ”
14 of 62 | Posted by: Renato Bendinelli - Coworker

“Destiny wanted our roads to cross many times in particular moments, the first time 12 years ago, last time a few months ago. I will always remember...Read More »
15 of 62 | Posted by: Domenico Arena - messina

“You always remember nice people and Gigi was one of them. I remember him as a happy person and nice to everyone. Irma I and deeply sorry. Good...Read More »
16 of 62 | Posted by: Karen Ryan - Port St Lucie, FL

“Captain, hearing this news saddens me so. I enjoyed the many time we had the chance to work together over the years. My condolences to Irma and...Read More »
17 of 62 | Posted by: Larry Garlutzo - Las Vegas, NV

“I was so very fortunate to know Gigi through the years I was a harbor Pilot on ships he served on. In the early days, he was staff captain to Roberto...Read More »
18 of 62 | Posted by: Dave Callan - Cape Canaveral, FL

“Dear Irma,My thoughts and prayers to you and your loved ones on this very sad moment.I had the pleasure of working with Captain Lanaro during my time...Read More »
19 of 62 | Posted by: Vincenzo Miele - Torre del Greco

“Gigi, was great friend and real friend and love life and he loved laughing , last time see was at Captain's conference were we had a chat and a laugh...Read More »
20 of 62 | Posted by: Francesco La Fauci - Coworker

“Siamo rimasti in contatto questi ultimi mesi ed avevamo programmato di rivederci a Camogli come ai vecchi tempi .....avrei cercato di farti cambiare...Read More »
21 of 62 | Posted by: GIGI BORNETO - FORLI' - Friend

“RIP LUIGI ... great Men and great person ... Carnival Family we will miss you ... ”
22 of 62 | Posted by: Crescenzo Palomba Torre Del Greco

“Sentite condoglianze di cuore dalla famiglia Chiaschetti. ”
23 of 62 | Posted by: Davide Chiaschetti - Camogli

“Dear Irma,I am sorry and saddened by the passing of Gigi. He will always be remembered fondly and I feel blessed that i had the pleasure of knowing...Read More »
24 of 62 | Posted by: Brian D'Souza - Vancouver

“To Irma & Family,Please accept my condolences. I met Gigi way back in 1979 and worked on the Mardi Gras, Carnivale, Festivale and the Tropicale . He...Read More »
25 of 62 | Posted by: Ivette Francolla - FL - Coworker

“ciao Gigi,ti ricorderemo sempre come durante il nostro ultimo meeting di febbraio a parlare di samp , mangiando focacette e bevendo limoncello della...Read More »
26 of 62 | Posted by: francesco olcese - camogli

“Dear Gigi, rest in peace. I'm struggled to leave this message from the deep of my heart. Remember your first trips back to Camogli, many years ago...Read More »
27 of 62 | Posted by: Umberto Volpe - Camogli - Friend

“Gigi, you will forever live in our hearts. Your kind words of encouragement to my children resonate in their heart and minds. You will be missed. ...Read More »
28 of 62 | Posted by: Hilda Herrera - Rancho Cucamonga, CA

“Gigi, you were such a great man who earned the respect of everyone you know! I am proud to have called you a friend! You were a man who didn't need...Read More »
29 of 62 | Posted by: Matthew Jones - Alameda, CA

“Gigi .. forse non siamo mai stati grandi amici,ma ci conoscevamo molto bene ,e come Camoglino voglio dirti una cosa ..alla fine dei nostri giorni .....Read More »
30 of 62 | Posted by: Joseph Trebiani - Camogli

“I met Gigi in Camogli. He always had a smile on his face and was always very kind. A very nice and dear person, I am really sorry and hug his family....Read More »
31 of 62 | Posted by: cinzia bartolomeo - Genova

“Grazie Comandante ”
32 of 62 | Posted by: Aniello Iannone - Italy - Student

“Thank you Gigi for all you did for me and I wouldn't be where I am without your help. I will always be grateful and blessed. My heartfelt...Read More »
33 of 62 | Posted by: Desirie Lara - Anthony, NM

“I first met Captain Lanaro on the Paradise in 2008, we quickly became acquainted and fiends. He always went out of his way to welcome me and my...Read More »
34 of 62 | Posted by: Kyle Beatty - Dana Point, CA

“Sentite Condoglianze. ”
35 of 62 | Posted by: Lorenzo Calogero - Messina

“Dear Captain Lanaro, We met in 2008 on the Paradise. We quickly became acquainted and friends. You warmly went out of your way to welcome me and...Read More »
36 of 62 | Posted by: Kyle Beatty - Dana Point, CA

“Condolence to Irma and a warm hugs from Lino Flora & Francesco Landini ”
37 of 62 | Posted by: Francesco Landini - Camogli

“To Gigi's Family,I have never had the opportunity to have met Captain Gigi however my condolences go out to you all.I am sure he will be missed by...Read More »
38 of 62 | Posted by: SHAUNA LEE - MIAMI, FL - Coworker

“Sending condolences, you will be missed Captain. ”
39 of 62 | Posted by: Nick and Mary Lou Peralta - CA

“Ciao Gigi riposa in pace. Dany MARIOTTI ”
40 of 62 | Posted by: Dany Mariotti - Camogli - Friend

“Hi Gigi , I know that now you are playing your bass somewhere . All the band will never forget you .A big huge and our Condolences to Irma from Toni...Read More »
41 of 62 | Posted by: Toni Olivari

“Condolences ”
42 of 62 | Posted by: Famiglia Solari Aolari - Camogli

“I spent 8 years at Camogli School with Pierluigi and also shared a lot of free time with him. Already then he was a very affable, intelligent,...Read More »
43 of 62 | Posted by: GIAMPIERO FIGALLO CAMOGLI - ITALY

“Un ricordo affettuoso. Condoglianze alla famiglia ”
44 of 62 | Posted by: giugi schiaffino - treviso

“sentite condoglianze lo staff de IL RISTORANTE LA ROTONDA ”
45 of 62 | Posted by: ristorante LA ROTONDA - Friend

“Ricordando un amico di gioventù le mie più sentite condoglianze alla famigliaClaudio ”
46 of 62 | Posted by: Claudio BLEDDYN - RECCO ITALY

“Condolences to Irma and the family. We will miss you. Thank you for all you have done for me when you were Staff Capt. and I was 3rd Officer. God...Read More »
47 of 62 | Posted by: Giuseppe Giusa - Miami, FL

“Porgo sentite condoglianze una gran brava persona ”
48 of 62 | Posted by: Rossana Bellazzi - Camogli

“Condolence ”
49 of 62 | Posted by: Marina Trebiani - Camogli

“I was with You on March at the Captain Conference and I would like to remember You always with Your Happy face and smile.Ciao mio grande amico...Read More »
50 of 62 | Posted by: carlo queirolo - Zoagli Italy

“Condoglianze alla famiglia ”
51 of 62 | Posted by: Gemma de marchi Gemma de marchi

“I meet you 25 years ago on the Mardigras. I always known you as a friend from that day on. You have been always true to your words and actions. I was...Read More »
52 of 62 | Posted by: Claudio Cupisti - Viareggio

“Dear Mrs. Irma,Please accept our heartfelt sympathies on the loss of your loved one.Words are never adequate in moments like these. We will say...Read More »
53 of 62 | Posted by: Tommaso Tracuzzi Spadaro - Miami, FL

“My dear Friend Gigi. Gentleman, kind, caring. Humorous. Will always keep you in my heart. Rest in peace bellisimo.Darryl. Aka Durello ”
54 of 62 | Posted by: Darryl Washington - Ft lauderdale, FL

“Camogli has lost his most prestigious Captain.I have a lost a dear friend.My sincere a deepest condolences to Irma and family.Ciao GigiBuona...Read More »
55 of 62 | Posted by: Roberto Costi - Camogli - Friend

“Sending you love from Australia and thinking of you, Irma <3 ”
56 of 62 | Posted by: Christina Annaheim - CA

“I worked with him in the 90's. Such a great man. It was great to sail with him a few years ago. He remembered me and was so kind. He will be...Read More »
57 of 62 | Posted by: Jenny Robichaud - Calgary

“Very sorry to hear of his passing. I met him 1996, he was a gentlemen in his own way. My condolences. ”
58 of 62 | Posted by: Jonathan Crespo - Cardiff

“Dear Captain,I will bring your memory with me forever.I can imagine you sailing through the skies and clouds now.Rest in peace.Francesco ”
59 of 62 | Posted by: Francesco Mazzella - Miami, FL

“It is with great sadness that i learned of Gigi passing. He was a friends and a great person. As a Captain he was a pleasure to work with and always...Read More »
60 of 62 | Posted by: Carlo Paiella - Miami, FL

“Dear Gigi,Back in 1988, when I joined Carnival, on board the TSS Carnivale, you were the first person I met.You helped me so much! You gave me so...Read More »
61 of 62 | Posted by: Roberto Leotta - Friend

“What a beautiful man. Gigi we spent a lot of time together over the years and had a lot of conversations. What a friend you are and such a good man....Read More »
62 of 62 | Posted by: grant livingstone - CA - Friend


Pierluigi "Gigi" Lanaro, 64, born on March 17, 1953, in Camogli, Italy, passed away July 2, 2017. He resided in Rancho Cucamonga, California at the time of his passing. Arrangements are under the direction of Forest Lawn, Covina, California. " No Children To Attend Service "