RYAN, Susan AKA Susan Stirling Actress and model for Ed Wood dies at 89. Susan Ryan, born in Detroit, Mich. on April 4, 1924 died on July 25, 2013 in Los Angeles, Calif. Loving Mother of Steven Ryan, Bobby, Robby and Darryl Thone. Also survived by Grandchildren Tonya, Gina, Jason, Justin, Jeremy and Monique and numerous Great Grandchildren, loving Family and Adoring friends. Our Dearest Sue will always be our shining star and will forever be with us in our hearts, minds and souls. A private memorial was held August 10th in Glendale, Calif.