We lost Ryan suddenly and unexpectedly to heart disease when he was only six.
on January 25th, 2003. The worst day of our lives. Ryan inspired us
every day of his life. He was brave through so many obstacles
without ever complaining. He was passionately interested in so
many unusual things like wolves, whales, pirates, owls, the
planets, fishing and karate. When he was interested in
something he would soak up all the information on the
subject just like a sponge. He made the simplest things
more fun and got our whole family involved in his interests.