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I met Ryan in 1995 and worked with him at Conway Express trucking company. We both left after one year. Back then there were no cell phones and no email. We went different directions and later in life I saw him in a Kohl's store in Edmond, OK, I think in 2007. It was great to see him. Anyway, I was thinking about him one night as I often do with old friends when I'm at work in the middle

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Posted by: Dennis Silver - Bartlett, IL - Friend   Jun 22, 2018

I did not know Ryan very well... I didn't even know much about him until after his death... But all the memories I have of him are good ones. I'm writing this crying. I love you Ryan I'm just sad I never got to know you in time...

Posted by: Zachary D. Schafer - Moline, IL - Nephew   May 28, 2015

hi this is ryan schafer thats my mname too haha

Posted by: Ryan schafer - hillsborough, NJ - Twin sister   May 19, 2015

A very kind and sincere man.I'm going to miss you. Praying for Sandy and children, may God send his heavenly peace and comfort during this difficult time.

Posted by: Varkey John - ALLEN, TX - CPA   Jan 09, 2015

So sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.

Posted by: Preston Cole    Jan 05, 2015

I want to thank Ryan for all the memories that go all the way back to Jefferson grade school and continued throughout SHS. Some of my best memories of you were that you always a kind, funny and generous person. You were great in sports but were always willing to help anyone that needed it without making them feel belittled. I remember you even ended up playing on the little league team my dad was the coach on when you

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Posted by: Jolie Handel (Killion) - Batavia, IL   Jan 05, 2015

In requiem pace, our Champion.

Posted by: Daniel McGee - Sacramento, CA - HIghschool friend   Jan 04, 2015

Ryan you will be missed by many but never forgotten.prayers go out to your family.R.I.P.RYAN.

Posted by: michael kinison - sreling, IL - childhood friend   Jan 03, 2015

Our thoughts & prayers are with your entire family...The wonderful memories will never leave us to warm our hearts.

Posted by: Donna Engels - Sterling, IL - part of the SHS wrestling family   Jan 03, 2015

Prayers for strength in this most difficult time. Ryan will always be remembered for his gentle yet strong personality! Warrior Pride!!

Posted by: Shelly Lawson Unthank - Odell, IL - friend from SHS   Jan 03, 2015