Ryley Elizabeth Penniman was born on June 1st 2017 to parents Julia Rodriguez and Rylan Penniman. This beautiful baby girl could not wait to meet her family. She arrived 3 months early weighing 1lb 13 oz and measuring 12 inches long.Ryley’s first few days of life were met with many challenges and obstacles. Through all her highs and lows, she had the unconditional love and support of her family, who tirelessly cheered her on. Due to Ryley’s early arrival, she suffered from complications with her lungs, heart, and bleeding in her brain, amongst other challenges. Little Ryley was born a fighter. With her family behind her, she fought with all her strength to pull through. With immeasurable sadness, little Ryley lost her fight for survival and departed this world on June 13th at approximately 3:30am. In her brief life, this incredibly strong and brave, baby girl was deeply loved by many. Her short time with our family, has touched our hearts and changed our lives forever. Losing a loved one is one of the most painful experiences a person can endure. Losing a child, a grandchild, an innocent baby… The loss is unbearable. The grief is unequivocal. Ryley’s sudden arrival and departure has not only taken an emotional toll on our family, but a financial toll as well. In this time of mourning, we welcome any assistance and help you are able to give. All funds raised will go towards Ryley’s medical and funeral expenses. We invite you to celebrate the life of our strong baby girl. Help us pay our respects to a beautiful, baby who captured our hearts and left us entirely too soon. Thank you, from the bottom of my heart, to all who have and continue to stand by us during this difficult time. Your kindness, generosity, and love are not lost on us. Thank you.