03/26/2013 07:35 EDT | Updated 05/26/2013 05:12 EDT

Funeral today for Toronto woman found dead in Calgary

A funeral will be held today for Polina Kazanceva, the 19-year-old Toronto woman found dead on a Calgary street last Wednesday.

Kazanceva’s body was found on a road in Sunalta, a neighbourhood in southwest Calgary. Police say she died from blunt force trauma.

In a statement, her family described the teen as a thoughtful person who made a decision to “live fast.”