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55, of Pittsburgh, Pa., died early morning Sunday April 25, 2010. He was born May 22,1954 in Wayne, PA to Alice and Eugene Cryan. A devoted and beloved husband and father, he is survived by his wife Fredrica, son James and daughter Elizabeth. A remarkable caring person, Ken approached his entire life with a vigorous sense of fun and adventure. An avid world traveler, he loved "splorin" with his family. While he loved hiking and backpacking through the mountains, his true passion lay underneath the waves. From Palau's "Blue Corner" to chasing whale sharks in Mozambique, Ken loved traveling the world with friends and family. Ken approached his professional life with the same spirit of caring and adventure. For over 30 years Ken worked in the Financial Services industry. Most recently, he led the Mid-Atlantic region for Genworth Financial Services industry. He greatly respected and admired the people with whom he worked. Ken was a President and board member of the Financial Planning Associations in Houston and Pittsburgh, and an active board member for multiple other professional and service organizations. A memorial service will be held at 11am Thursday, April 29th at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Fox Chapel. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Global Links Professional Services entrusted to the care of THOMAS M. SMITH FUNERAL HOME & CREMATORY LTD, Blawnox.
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Published in Pittsburgh Post-Gazette from Apr. 27 to Apr. 28, 2010
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