Ryan V. Meegan

Ryan V. Meegan, 19, of Ridgefield, son of John V. and Kerri (Downey) Meegan, died on Friday, September 18, 2015 in Columbia, CT.
Ryan was born in Austin, Texas and was raised in Ridgefield where he graduated from Ridgefield High School, Class of 2013.

Ryan was passionate about sports ... soccer in particular. He was a leader of the RHS soccer team during his time at Ridgefield High and his incredible efforts helped win a state title for the team in 2013. Ryan made you smile every time you were around him. He was full of energy and enthusiasm and we will all miss him dearly.

A sophomore at the University of Connecticut at Storrs, he was an education major and mentor to incoming freshman. He was also a member of the UConn Club soccer and rugby teams. He was a member of St. Elizabeth Seton Parish of Ridgefield.

In addition to his parents, Ryan is survived by his brother Sean P. Meegan and sister Taylor G. Meegan both of Ridgefield; his maternal grandparents, Kay and Phillip Downey of Bayside, Queens, NY as well as several aunts, uncles and cousins.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 11 a.m. in St. Elizabeth Seton Church, 520 Ridgebury Rd., Ridgefield, CT with the Rev. Joseph A. Prince officiating.

The family will receive friends following the Mass at St. Elizabeth Seton Church.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Ryan’s memory may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital. Please send donations in Ryan’s name using the following link: events.stjude.org/ryanmeegan

Kane Funeral Home, 25 Catoonah St., Ridgefield is in charge of arrangements.

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