Richard A. Ryan

April 29, 1930 ~ March 1, 2021 (age 90)


Richard A Ryan, 90, of Peterborough, New Hampshire passed away peacefully on March 1, 2021. He was a beloved family man survived by his wife of 47 years, Anne K Ryan, as well as his three children Kathryn

A. Ryan-Thaanum, Richard Ryan, Margaret Ryan West and a daughter, Durga Mayee Mitchell, who predeceased him. He also has six granddaughters and one great grandchild.

Richard was born on April 29, 1930 in Muncie, Indiana. As a young man, Richard served in Korea in the army. As a civilian, he had a long and successful career as a procurement manager for Bechtel Corporation on large projects around the world. In 1995, he retired with his wife to their home by Silver Lake in Harrisville, NH where he was an active volunteer with several community organizations. In 2013, they moved to Rivermead in Peterborough, N.H. where they enjoyed great friendships and visits from family.

No services are planned, however donations may be made in Richard’s memory to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, Monadnock Community Hospital or the Saint Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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