In Loving Memory Of Rylan Swygert

Rylan Swygert was such a kind hearted young man, who was very talented, with hopes and dreams for the future. He was a best friend, a son, and a brother. He had loved ones that stood with him through everything. From being diagnosed at a young age with type one diabetes to supporting him through his transition to adulthood. With deep sorrow from his sudden passing, his parents and sister need all the support and love that we, as his friends and family, can offer in fulfilling some of the hopes and plans his family wishes to reach. Before his passing Rylan had been wanting to plan a trip out to South Carolina for his 20th birthday in October. Rylan wanted to spend some quality time with his dad's side of the family. In order to honor that desire and to bring healing to that side of the family that won't be able to make it to the service, Kevin and Kelli and Dawsyn would like to fly out there for his birthday and bring his ashes. For the service here, we are also trying to fly the family's pastor, who has moved to Florida, and Rylan's best friend in from Kansas, so that those closest to him can have the chance to say their good byes and so the family can have the spiritual and emotional support needed during this period of devastation. One of the ways that we can all help is to raise funds to help make all this possible. Please consider contributing whatever you are able and know that every bit is so incredibly appreciated. Anything beyond the goal that we raise, Will go directly to the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. We are so thankful for each one of you in our lives and who were in his and we are praying for peace and love in each of our hearts that are grieving this loss. Please feel free to reach out if you have any other questions.


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    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Roger Bond 
    • $100 
    • 43 mos
  • Hannah Mathewson 
    • $31 
    • 43 mos
  • Anonymous 
    • $40 
    • 43 mos
  • Kristin Mentze 
    • $50 
    • 43 mos
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Organizer and beneficiary

Rosemary Boyd Ibclc 
Portland, OR
Kelli Swygert 
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