Hubert Ryan Aucoin, age 38, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, May 15, 2016 surrounded by his loving family at MD Anderson Hospital in Houston, Texas. His courageous two-year battle with Peripheral T-cell lymphoma, an extremely rare blood cancer and leukemia has come to an end. Ryan was a graduate of Brother Martin High School and Lynn University, Ryan also studied at the Gemological Institute of America. He was a principal in his family's business, Aucoin Hart Jewelers. It was there that his passion for diamonds, beauty and craftsmanship came together in a way that impacted people around the world. His discerning eye for jewelry, especially diamonds, was like no other. Ryan's legacy lives on in all who had the pleasure of working with him and through the pieces of jewelry he created. His friendly, unassuming demeanor made him easily loved by all who came in contact with him. Outside of work Ryan had many interests including a love for art, poetry, music and wine. He enjoyed playing guitar and piano for his little "Winston boy." Ryan is survived by his devoted wife Crystalyn Scott Aucoin, his baby son Winston Thomas Aucoin, parents, Thomas and Donna Aucoin, brother, Thomas Aucoin Jr and his wife Patricia, sister-in-law and brother-in-law Candice and Vincent Patterson II, father-in-law and mother-in-law Thomas and Effie "Lisa" Scott. Grandparents Ryan and Beverly Dauzat. Nieces and nephews Charlie, Ella, and Katherine Aucoin and Brooklynne and Vincent Patterson III. Aunts and uncles Wanda and Clyde Pampo, Timothy and Caroline Dauzat, and Cindy Aucoin, and Several cousins. Mr. Aucoin was preceded in death by his Grandparents Hubert and Hazel Aucoin and Uncle Michael Aucoin. A memorial service will be held Thursday May 26, 2016 at 12:15 P.M. in the J. Garic Schoen Chapel at Jacob Schoen & Son Funeral Home 3827 Canal st with Rev.Charles Green officiating. Visitation will begin at 9:45 A.M. Private Interment in Lake Lawn Metairie. In memory of Hubert Ryan Aucoin, contributions may be made to MD Anderson Cancer Center, Peripheral T-Cell Lymphoma, P.O. Box 4486, Houston, TX 77210-4486 or www.mdanderson.org/gifts.
ARRANGEMENTS BY JACOB SCHOEN & SON FUNERAL HOME. Condolences may be left at www.schoenfh.com
Published by The New Orleans Advocate from May 23 to May 30, 2016.