I think this may be the death information for Ragnar. Actual death appears to be 21 Oct as noted on BC Vital Stats not 24 Oct as noted on FamilySearch. He is noted as single on the death record.
Vital Event Death Registration
Name: Regner Thillotsen
Event Date: 1940 10 21 (Yr/Mo/Day)
Event Place: Princeton
Reg. Number: 1940-09-578812
B.C. Archives Microfilm Number: B13169
GSU Microfilm Number: 1953629
British Columbia, Death Registrations, 1872-1986," Rigner Thillotsen, 1940
name: Rigner Thillotsen
event date: 24 Oct 1940
event place: Princeton, British Columbia, Canada
marital status: Single
birth date: 18 Nov 1902
birthplace: , Norway
father: Thelle Thordinsold
mother: Olge Gurine Thorsen
british columbia archives film number: B13169
film number: 1953629
digital folder number: 004437620
image number: 01642
registration number: 5812
Citing this Record
"British Columbia, Death Registrations, 1872-1986," index and images, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.1.1/FLKP-H97
Also if you check this URL http://www.empr.gov.bc.ca/Mining/Geoscience/PublicationsCata...
and look at pg A 134 there is information about the accident that caused his death.
Hope this helps.