Robert "Bob" Edward Ryan,, age 68 of Freeland, MD., and more recently of Seal Beach, CA, passed away on August 8, 2020.
Bob was born January 2, 1952, raised in Pikesville, MD and graduated from Milford Mill High School in 1970. He was employed with Bell Atlantic (Verizon) from 1980-2017 and moved to Los Angeles, CA in 2019 to enjoy his retirement with his grandson.
Bob was a devoted family man, spending time with his children outdoors, teaching them about the various species of wildlife and the beauty of nature. There wasn't a home improvement project he wouldn't dive into and held a special place in his heart for restoring aka "fiddling around with" historic Jeeps.
Bob was a selfless man and would step in to lend a helping hand to anyone in need.
He is survived by his wife, Frances Ryan and four daughters, Katelyn Berlin, Brianna Sobuta, Mary Ryan and Anna Ryan; his sister, Cassie Aaron; grandchildren, Samuel Berlin and Mika Sobuta; nephew, Timothy Aaron, niece, Beth Ryan and many friends who adored him.
A private interment is planned in MD for 2021, TBA. In lieu of flowers, family and friends may honor Bob's life by donating to Tree People www.treepeople.org
or planting a tree in the memory of Robert Edward Ryan.
Published by Gazette Newspapers from Sep. 24 to Oct. 1, 2020.