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September 13, 2010
IHAD MANY GREAT WEEKENDS WORKING AT WEST OAKS URGENT CARE IN SFVALLEY WHEN DR RYAN WAS MOON LIGHTING AS A MD WAITING TO COMPLETE HIS PLASTIC RESIDENCY TIME .WE BOTH HAD DREAMS AND I WILL NEVER FORGET ONE DAY AS WE PUT IN OUR HOURS I AS HIS ASSISSANT NURSE AND HE THE DR TAKING WALK INS ALL DAY I ASKED HIM SO DR RYAN WHERE R U GOING TO DO AFTER YOU COMPLETE YOUR RESIDENCY SINCE WE BOYH WERE LEAVING AFTER 5 YRARS HE STOOD UP CLOSE TO ME AND WITH A BIG SMILE SAID IAM GOING TO BE YHE NUMBER ONE PLASTIC SURGEON IN HOLLYWOOD WELL DR RYAN U HAD YOUR DREAM COME TRUE I KNEW U WERE ALL CAPABLE I HAD NOT SPOKEN YO DR RYAN AFTER LEAVING BUT ALWAYS HEARD HIS NAME SOME HOW GOD BLESS REST IN PIECE
September 03, 2010
i wish to extend my condolences too.
August 29, 2010
I would like to express my deepest sympathy to the family of Dr. Frank Ryan.

He accomplished incredible goals that most can only dream of and still found the time to care so much for others.

ALD, Florida
August 27, 2010
Dr. Ryan A talented artist and animal lover... If only there were more like you. You touched this life, and the lives of others, with hope -- may you have eternal peace in return. And may your family somehow find solace after this loss.
August 26, 2010
Godspeed on angels' wings
August 26, 2010
Dr. Ryan, you had a magical way of making people feel attended to, heard, and beautiful. I have never in my life met anyone as talented, aware, hard-working and sincerely kind as you. You are the only doctor that I truly felt I could close my eyes and trust. You are greatly missed. Thank you for showing us a true and pure example of a human being. Eternal love to you and your family.
August 25, 2010
Dr Ryan, You were a wonderful and talented doctor. I will miss you.
August 25, 2010
Dr Ryan and I are from Ohio and attended Ohio State University at diffrent times. I emailed him over a year ago as to a consult and was surprised that he responded due to his busy schedule. I feel sad and a lose as so many others. My heart goes out to his family and people he touched so deeply. His spirit will shine forever.
Linda Rowe-O'Neal
Seattle,WA
August 25, 2010
Dr. Frank Ryan is the best. He worked on me about 8 years ago and it was a wonderful experience. I have been back to visit him at times while I was on vacation in California and he was always welcoming and gracious; he even sent me a wedding gift when I got married. I really hope I do not need any work done in the future because I would not even begin to know what to do or who to go to. Dr. Frank Ryan is second to NONE.
August 24, 2010
Dr. Frank Ryan worked on me about 9 years ago; his work was magnificent! I will always remember his smile, his beautiful blue eyes, and most of all, his generous heart. He helped many children at his Bony Pony Ranch to which I have made a donation in his memory, and I hope that many will do the same. He would be happy to see his Ranch continue its mission in his name. Thank you Dr, Ryan, I will always be grateful to you. My sincere condolences to your Mother and rest of family. God bless you.
August 23, 2010
I was fortunate to be one of Dr Ryan's patients. He was a wonderful surgeon and a beautiful human being inside and out. He will be missed.
August 23, 2010
Dr. Ryan, I was scheduled to meet with you next month. I was looking forward meeting you, as hearing that you are very talented doctor. I am sad over your lost. I know this must be hard for your mother, as no child should go before a parent. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family. He will be greatly missed!
August 23, 2010
As a young widow of a physician who has also undergone a number of cosmetic surgeries, I was shattered to hear the news and my heart grieves for this talented and gifted surgeon, his family and all who knew him. The world has lost a beautiful and priceless human being and medicine has lost a genuis. My deepest, heart felt condolances to his Mother and family and to all who knew and loved him. Truly a tragic loss. May his beautiful soul rest in peace.
August 23, 2010
Dr Ryan I am one of the last lucky piece of your art.You did my surgery a week before our great loss. WisH I could have been able to show it to you, hug you, and appreciate you
August 23, 2010
Dr Ryan I am one of the last lucky piece of your art.You did my surgery a week before our great loss. Wish I could have been able to show it to you, hug you, and appreciate you.
August 22, 2010
May your hearts soon be filled with wonderful memories of joyful times together as you celebrate a life well lived.
August 22, 2010
Sorry for such a great loss, wish I could have been able to use his talent of service I understand he was one of the BEST.

M. Stockton, M. Va.
August 21, 2010
My deepest condolences. May your memories give you a measure of comfort at this time of great sorrow. Please continue to gain strength and peace from the promises found in God's Word the Bible. For at Daniel 12:2 we have this assurance "And there will be many of those asleep in the ground of dust who will wake up..."
August 21, 2010
I'm saddened to hear of the Death of Dr. Frank Ryan. He was a Gentleman and a Great Loss to all. Our Prays to Family, Friends & Staff. God Bless

Catherine O'Sullivan & Family

Cork, Rep. of Ireland
August 21, 2010
Dr. Ryan I didn't know you, but I have heard many great things about you along the years. You changed many peoples hearts and lives , I wish I would have had the chance to meet you, I know many others feel the same, but now threw this terrible time for many of people here it's hard to say "Goodbye". You will always be missed and talked about the wonderful things you said and done, and you will NEVER be forgotten.
August 21, 2010
I am devastated and heartbroken after hearing the news, that Dr. Frank Ryan died. I was a patient of his and proud to say he was my friend as well. We had so many laughs together. He always had the best sense of humor, and was kind hearted. Beverly Hills and Malibu will never be the same without him. Although, his legacy will live on forever. I pray for his mom for God to give her strength through this difficult time as well as his relatives. I pray for his dog Jill, that she will heal from her pysical wounds as well as her emotional wounds. Dr. Ryan will be greatly missed. I will never forget him and he will always live in my heart. He was taken from us too soon, but God wanted his angel to go home. I am thankful and grateful to God for letting him give us Dr. Ryan as long as he did here on earth. He is in a better place and I know he is looking down smiling at us. I pray that he will be my guardian angel. I can't wait for the day that I will see him again in heaven! I have the biggest hug for him. There will never be enough words to describe what a brillant, caring man Frank was. He changed many lives at the Bony Pony Ranch, that gave people hope and made them feel NOTHING IS IMPOSSIBLE if you work hard at something and never give up. He made people want to better themselves and their lives.
Mary Kate you are an angel yourself. You raised a fine young, respectful boy with a big heart, who turned out to be an amazing man! God Bless You.
This tragedy shows us we are here one minute and gone the next. We need to live each day like it's our last. We need to be kind to people, be givers not takers and not take each day we have here on earth for granted. Dr. Ryan was a great example of that.

I love you Dr. Ryan,
See you in heaven! : )
Laura Guzman
August 21, 2010
So sorry for the death of your son. R.I.P.
August 20, 2010
I am very saddened to find out of Dr Ryan's passing. He was someone that
really lived every day to the fullest. While I know that words are only
a small gesture of support, I want you to know that his spirit has
touched many people's lives as it has mine. You and your family are in
my thoughts and prayers. Dr Ryan was a talented surgeon we have lost.
His fine hands performing beautiful and artistic work which will never
replaced. I have enjoyed working so close with your son and I will
deeply miss him. I hope you always know how special he has been in my
life. My thoughts and prayers are with you as the lovely Mom, Mss. Mary
Kate , family, staff and animals. Losing someone you love is one of
life's most difficult trials. Please know that our thoughts are with you
and your family as you grieve. God Bless Dr. Ryan .R.I.P
Love always Amira Castaic , CA
August 20, 2010
I am so sorry for the loss of such a wonderful and talented,caring man.My heart goes out to his family.
August 20, 2010
I had the privledge of working for Dr. Ryan for a couple months this year. He was a very sweet and caring man and I had so much respect for him as a surgeon. He had a wonderful sense of humor and I feel so proud to have been able to meet him. I am deeply saddened by his passing. My thoughts and prayers go out to his family. He will be greatly missed...
August 20, 2010
May God bless Dr. Frank Ryan and his family. I send them my deepest sympathy.

I met Frank 30 years ago at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. We became instant friends. We did embryologic research at the University Amphibian Facility as we were ambitious pre-med students and the best of friends. We grew up together in college, partied together, went to many rock concerts, and praised the achievements of one another. Over the years and up until his last moment, we remained as close friends, as we exchanged greetings by text, e-mail, and calls over every holiday and every birthday or to pick each other's brain over medical issues, or to talk for no reason but to share some laughs or to reminisce. He was and always will be one of the kindest and most generous and respectful individuals that anyone could ever be blessed to know. I still have the beautiful sweater that he gave me for my 21st birthday--and I am now 49. I feel honored that he attended my wedding over 26 years ago and had continued to be an excellent and solid friend as we each progressed through our respective milestones of our medical training programs. We checked in on each other by phone to make sure that all was OK during his surgical residency and my neurology residency and up until present. Frank always knew that I had his back and was always in his corner--regardless of what was going on in his life; he did the same for me. I knew the REAL Frank--a superb and fine person of great ethics with a boundless heart. Thankfully, I conveyed all of that to him and we never left anything unsaid. With a very heavy heart, I struggle to process this loss, but I know where he is. He is in heaven, at peace, and surrounded by angels and the love of God and the love of all who love him.
August 19, 2010
Dear Dr. Ryan,

Words can not describe the immediate sense of immense grief, sorrow and sadness that took over me when I heard the news. It was such a privilege to work with you on the ranch. At the ranch last Sunday, hearing you talk so proud of Bony Pony Ranch and the hard work you had put in to it, made me feel that I was definitely part of something special. You are and will be greatly missed and I know your legacy of kindness, generosity and goodwill will carry on.
August 19, 2010
Such a tragic loss. My thoughts and prayers to Franks family. May Frank RIP.
August 19, 2010
Dr. Ryan, I thank you for your willingness to serve your fellow man.
I am very sorry for your loss of Dr Ryan.
(Family of Dr Ryan) I am proud to call you a fellow American.
August 19, 2010
May your tender kind spirit always be with your family and friends. Just meeting you 6 months ago you touched my heart
and will be missed. I'm very lucky to have spent time with you. You will be hard to forget.
God Bless your family
Marcie G- Michigan
August 19, 2010
"To live in the hearts you leave behind is not to die." --Thomas Campbell

God bless you, Dr. Ryan, and God bless his mother, his beloved Jill, his family, friends, and colleagues. May he always be an example to us to live our lives selflessly... with kindness, generosity, caring and compassion - and most importantly - with love! xoxo
August 19, 2010
Dr. Ryan was nothing shy of selfless. He dedicated his life to helping those in need, and was so very proud of the Bony Pony Foundation he created to help underpriviledged children. He changed the lives of so many of these children, including troubled teenagers who came there to better their future. He was truly one of the most beautiful human beings and friends I have ever had the pleasure of knowing. I am so very deeply saddened. Dr. Ryan was the brother I never had. I loved him dearly and I will miss him so much.
Heaven is definitely receiving one beautiful angel.
August 19, 2010
I am so very sorry to hear about the loss of Dr. Ryan. My thoughts and prayers go out to his mother, friends and staff.
Tremendously talented, Dr. Ryan was also warm and engaging, expressing an interest in others. He was a remarkable man that demonstrated the quality of his character by sharing his talent and success with those less fortunate. He is greatly missed.
In deepest sympathy,
August 19, 2010
I was friends with Frank when he was a medical student at Ohio State. He was always kind and caring, and had a great sense of humor. I had lost touch with him but have seen him on TV over the years. I was stunned by the news and feel such a sense of loss. My deepest sympathy to all of you. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
August 19, 2010
I was friends with Frank many years ago when he was a medical student at Ohio State. He was always caring and very friendly. I lost touch with him when he went to California but saw him on TV over the years. I was stunned to hear the news, and, even though I have not seen him for many years, I feel a great sense of loss. My deepest sympathy to all of you. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
August 19, 2010
I am deeply saddened and miss Dr. frank already from the moment i heard the tragic news.
My condolences also to his animal family
they will greatly miss him .
He was always a laugh and a wonderful soul being .
I hope to see you in the next life my friend .
August 19, 2010
August 19, 2010
To The Family and Friends of Frank Ryan... My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Please accept my sincerest condolences. RIP Frank Ryan.
August 19, 2010
I met Frank at a charity event a few years ago. He should be remembered for his humanitarian efforts first and foremost. A generous man that will be missed!!
August 19, 2010
To the family and many friends of Dr Frank Ryan, I offer my condolences and sincere sympathy. I first saw Dr Frank on Gene Simmons Family Jewels and you could just take one look at that man and see that he was just a wonderful human being. May he rest in peace and his family, friends and patients be comforted in this time of sorrow and know that he was loved by many who knew him as well as those who didn't know him.
Rest In Peace Dr Frank. The angels will love you. :)
August 19, 2010
The loss of a child, at any age, is tragic. My heartfelt condolences to his mother.

The loss of a truly good man is also tragic; my condolences to everyone who was touched by his presence in their lives.
August 19, 2010
I first saw Dr.Ryan on the Bonnie Hunt show-and found him so honest and sincere about his choices concerning his recent celebtity patient. I respect bonnie and her show and I hope (they) show him the same respect he showed them by coming on their show and explaining (which he didn't have to do). With much sympathy to his family.
August 19, 2010
I am greatly saddened by the loss of such a kind,
caring and talented man. We, who knew him and
experience his gifts, will never forget him. My deepest
condolences to his beloved mother, family and staff.
He will be in our thoughts always. He gave so much and we received the benefits.
August 18, 2010
Frank was a genius in his profession and a humanitarian of the highest caliber. He was a devoted son to his dear Mother. a generous professional with his staff, and a loyal friend to those he was close with - he touched the souls of many people from all walks of life. A huge part of my life that I had become accustomed to sharing with him is now gone - his annual Christmas party, celebrating my birthday and his. Ah, the great fun he had living life - he did it all. I will always honor his kind spirit that inspired me to follow my dreams, and now in the wake of death to live them to the fullest.
August 18, 2010
August 18, 2010
My condolences to Dr Frank Ryan's family. He will forever be in our hearts. May God Give you the strength and comfort to guide you through this time of grief.
August 18, 2010
Our thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
August 18, 2010
Our family is deeply devestated by this tragic news. Our hearts go out to his mother, Kate and extended family and friends. We were all proud of all his accomplishments in life. Thoughts and Prayers are with you Frank. You were an amazing person and will be missed by many.
August 18, 2010
My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort.
August 18, 2010
I was deeply moved to sadness when I heard of the tragic passing of Dr. Ryan.
His kind gentle spirit came across when
I viewed him on television. May God comfort his family and friends.
August 18, 2010
I will deeply miss Dr.Ryan. He was such a caring person to all. I met him at my place of work at Neptune's Net where we became friends My heart goes out to his mother who is the sweetest person I ever met. When the both of them would come in they would always have a smile on there face.He gave so much of himself to be taken at an early age. May you be at peace and one day we will meet again.
August 18, 2010
To my dearest family, some things I'd like to say...
but first of all, to let you know, that I arrived okay.
I'm writing this from heaven. Here I dwell with God above.
Here, there's no more tears of sadness; here is just eternal love.

Please do not be unhappy just because I'm out of sight.
Remember that I'm with you every morning, noon and night.
That day I had to leave you when my life on earth was through,
God picked me up and hugged me and He said, "I welcome you."

It's good to have you back again; you were missed while you were gone.
As for your dearest family, they'll be here later on.
I need you here badly; you're part of my plan.
There's so much that we have to do, to help our mortal man.

God gave me a list of things, that he wished for me to do.
And foremost on the list, was to watch and care for you.
And when you lie in bed at night, the day's chores put to flight.
God and I are closest to you....in the middle of the night.

When you think of my life on earth, and all those loving years
because you are only human, they are bound to bring you tears.
But do not be afraid to cry; it does relieve the pain.
Remember there would be no flowers, unless there was some rain.

I wish that I could tell you all that God has planned.
But if I were to tell you, you wouldn't understand.
But one thing is for certain, though my life on earth is o'er.
I'm closer to you now, than I ever was before.

There are many rocky roads ahead of you and many hills to climb;
but together we can do it by taking one day at a time.
It was always my philosophy and I'd like it for you too...
that as you give unto the world, the world will give to you.

If you can help somebody who's in sorrow and pain,
then you can say to God at night......"My day was not in vain."
And now I am contented....that my life has been worthwhile,
knowing as I passed along the way, I made somebody smile.

So if you meet somebody who is sad and feeling low,
just lend a hand to pick him up, as on your way you go.
When you're walking down the street, and you've got me on your mind;
I'm walking in your footsteps only half a step behind.

And when it's time for you to go.... from that body to be free,
remember you're not going.....you're coming here to me.

Ruth Ann Mahaffey (author)
┬ęCopyright 1998-2010
http://www.ruthann1.com
August 18, 2010
Dr. Ryan was a kind, caring neighbor. He was always welcoming if we stopped by his ranch to say hi. He had many BBQ's at his ranch and invited the neighbors every time. He took care of the canyon and his neighbors. He made sure the graffiti and garbage was cleaned up in the canyon. He was a delightful gentleman and his kindness will always be remembered.
August 18, 2010
I am going to miss Frank at our annual Thanksgiving at Anatasia's. My prayers are with you during this trying time.
Beth Ginsberg
August 18, 2010
You are all in my prayers.
August 18, 2010
Im so sorry for your loss. May god give you strength to get through this tough time
August 18, 2010
August 18, 2010
May the love of friends and family carry you through your grief.
August 18, 2010
My condolences to Dr. Ryan's Mother. the rest of his family, his staff and close friends. He was so much more than a Celebrity Plastic Surgeon. He was extraordinarily talented, and one of the kindest, most interesting, generous and warm people I have ever met. I am so proud to have known him, and will be forever grateful that he was my doctor, too! He was loved and will be missed by many.
August 18, 2010
These words have always given me comfort: " Blessed be the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation." 1 Cor. 1:3,4
August 18, 2010
Mrs. Ryan, I want to offer my sympathy on the death of your son, Frank. I will keep you & Frank in my prayers. May he rest in peace.
August 18, 2010
We had a birthday lunch for Frank in Toledo some years back. We send our love always and prayers, especially at this time, for you, Mary, the family and all the children Frank has helped and influenced.
Lt. Arthur L. Zepf, USNA '07, USS Porter is now 26 years old, and Harrison Ryan, who has played at the Ranch is now 11 years old, living and having fun with his G-Mom in Ohio. "He was really, really good to be around and very nice."
August 18, 2010
My sympathy goes out to the entire Ryan family. That includes his natural family as well as the countless number of patients that came to know him as close as a family member.

I did have the opportunity to see the amazing work that he performed. He performed miracles.

May God continue to richly bless Dr. Frank Ryan in his after-life.

K.
Sacramento
August 18, 2010
My heart goes out to his family and friends.
August 18, 2010
My sincere sympathy goes out to the Ryan family. May, the Father of tender mercies and the God of all comfort, who comforts us in all our tribulation give you the needed strenght to endure. For God see your tears and pain of heart.
August 18, 2010
I am sorry for the tragic loss of Dr. Ryan I hope the Family finds comfort in knowing that others care and may the God of all comfort be with you in your time of grief.
August 18, 2010
My condolences goes out to the family & friends of Dr. Frank Ryan. May you find comfort & strengh in that "God is healing the broken-hearted ones, & is binding up their painful spots." - Psalms 147:3
August 18, 2010
I was deeply saddened to hear of Dr. Frank Ryan's untimely death. This has shocked us all. Frank was a wonderfully kind and warm person; a charitable man, and a delight to be around. He was sincere and had an easy laugh. I had just commented on his FB photo of his beloved dog, he adored Malibu and the seaside. I did not know him professionally, but living in L.A. we have all been witness to his talent as a surgeon. Bless his mother and family in their loss and sorrow.
August 18, 2010
To the the family of Frank Ryan - May God give you peace and comfort through his word and the Lord Jesus Christ during this time of sorrow, I know that Dr. Ryan will be missed by many.
August 17, 2010
My deepest sympathy for the family of Dr Frankie Ryan. He was a childhood playmate of mine in Toledo Ohio back in the 70's when we both lived on Berdan Ave where he lived with his mom. He lived across the street from me and I have very fond memories of playing tag and hide and seek. God Bless as he is in heaven now as a star.
Karen Foster-Fehrenbaker ( Toledo Ohio)
August 17, 2010
Remembering Frank as a talented and loyal friend. He lived life to the fullest and he made a difference. I am honored to have counted him as a friend. Love and prayers to his dear Mother.
August 17, 2010
Frank was so handsome and successful, yet always exuded warmth and humility. He was remarkably generous of heart and gave so much to so many. His tireless work on the behalf of children through his Bony Pony Ranch Foundation made a difference in many lives. He was a truly special person who will always be remembered. Today's tragic news cast a cloud over many hearts, including all of ours at The Sports Club/LA where he will be deeply missed.
August 17, 2010
To the family and friends of Dr.Ryan,
I offer my sincere sympathies. May God give you strength, guidance, understanding and peace, as only He can provide.
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August 17, 2010
August 17, 2010
I have followed this Drs. work for a long time. Recently he was part of the Gene Simmons family show and he did work on both Gene and Shannon Tweed. Excellent work and he was also at the sweet 16 of their daughter. He was a very well known respected Plastic Surgeon.
Terrible tradgedy. RIP
August 17, 2010
My deepest condolences to Dr. Ryan's family and friends. May his mother find peace after such a tragic loss. He is now with the Stars.
August 17, 2010
My deepest condolences to Dr. Ryan's family and friends. You are now with the Stars.
August 17, 2010
My condolences to the Ryan family. Life in this world can bring tears and pain. But, may it bring some comfort to the Ryan family to know that their tears and pain, are not unnoticed by our Heavenly Father. Although your deep pain will not easily disappear. May it comfort you to know that Almighty God is near to those who are broken in hert and those who are crushed in spirit he saves.
August 17, 2010
May you embrace the wonderful and kind spirit of this beautiful man..he will be missed.
Barb
August 17, 2010
May you be united with your Father in Heaven and the Prince of Peace! I will continue to pray for your soul my friend that it will find eternal joy forever and ever and ever. Praying the rosary and offering intentions at holy mass for your beautiful soul....
August 17, 2010
Dr. Frank Ryan was a true renaissance man. I am honored to have his work a permanent part of my body. He always joked with me and made me feel number one when I was in his presence. I could write a book about his gentle nature and his humbleness. The thing that stands out the most for me thinking of him was that sparkle in his eye. It was the largest I have ever seen. Ill miss you Dr. Ryan. Greta Waller
August 17, 2010
We give our sincere sympathy to the family of Dr. Ryan at this time. May you find comfort in the promise at Rev. 21:4, "God will wipe out our tears and death will be no more."
August 17, 2010
August 17, 2010
May he R.I.P.
August 17, 2010
Our prayers of sentiments
to the RYAN family~
restful peace'DrFrank Ryan'
August 17, 2010
May the remembered warmth of Mr. Ryan, and his professional, compassionate and loving care he provided to the community never go forgotten. Your fond memories will never extinguish, yet shine ever brightly in your hearts.
Please accept our warmest sympathies.
August 17, 2010
Hollywood will never look the same without your skilled hands performing the most artistic and delicate art ever drawn in this town.
We will miss you, Frank.
August 17, 2010
One of the truly great guys...I've known Frank for years and considered him a close friend. He had nothing but goodness and love in his heart. He will be missed deeply by all who knew him. Harry Hamlin
August 17, 2010
To the family of Dr. Frank Ryan
Please accept my deepest sympathy for your lost.
August 17, 2010
You wil be missed, you were a beautiful man God Bless...
August 17, 2010
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
August 17, 2010
Ryan family, I send my condolences after such a sudden loss. I hope you are able to comfort one another during this time with the many great memories had (Phil 4:7)
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