Type of Memorial
Friends and peers along with the generous help of President Wendy Wintersteen
Ryan was a dedicated student, pursuing degrees in Chemical Engineering and Math at Iowa State University. A resident of Martin Hall for three years, he and his friends shared many memories in the courtyard. Ryan was an avid lover of nature and obtained the rank of eagle scout, often returning home to Minnesota to continue leading scout events. He is fondly remembered for organizing camping trips and excursions to national parks, as well as being an overwhelming presence of friendship and joy. This tree is planted in his memory as a reminder of his love of the outdoors and his home at Iowa State.