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Dr. Kenneth G. Ryder

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Dr. Kenneth Gilmore Ryder, former President and Chancellor, Northeastern University, 1975-2004, of Brookline and Hingham, formerly of Lexington, died Oct. 29, 2012. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II. He was the husband of the late C. Teresa (Ryan) Ryder; devoted father of Anne R. Wilson and her husband Bob of Wakefield, Jeanne Ryder of New York, Bruce Ryder and his wife Maura of Millis, Amy C. Pickel and her husband Jeff of Plymouth and Julie M. Lammers and her husband Brendan of Milton; grandfather of Mark Wilson, Michelle Ryder, Daniel Ryder, Julia Pickel and Brian Pickel; former husband of the late Patricia Ryder. Funeral service at Saint Michael's Episcopal Church, 112 Randolph Ave., Milton, Saturday, Nov. 3, at 2 p.m. Visiting hours at Dolan & Chapman Funeral Home, 5 Canton Ave., Milton Village, Friday 4-8 p.m. Interment in Massachusetts National Cemetery, Bourne, Monday 10:45 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Ken's name may be sent to Northeastern University, Kenneth G. and C. Teresa Ryder Scholarship Fund, c/o Charlotte A. Troyanowski, 716 Columbus Ave., 402CP, Boston, MA 02120-2111. For information and directions, please visit www.dolanchapman.com.

Published in The Enterprise from Oct. 31 to Nov. 2, 2012
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