Emma Thistle- For Hopes & Dreams

Hello.  I would like to apologize for the delay in updating all of you regarding your wonderful donations to Ryan and his daughter, Emma.  Although we have missed Ryan greatly over the last few months, we know he would be very thankful and appreciative for your generous contributions and how they are being utilized. I have been working with Marcus Tgettis (Ryan's best friend) and he has taken the initiative to set up a 529 plan in Emma's name to help with her future educational expenses.  Marcus and I would like to thank each and every one of you who donated as I know this is what Ryan would want.  Ry, we miss you and know you are not forgotten.

- Jason

On Monday April 2, 2018 Ryan Thistle passed away suddenly in his home, he was 43.  Where do we begin to describe our sadness and pain.  As friends, family and loved ones share pictures and stories, one thing is abundantly clear, Ryan lived life with a smile and a purpose and that was to care about others more than himself.  To continue with this theme, we would like to return the favor and provide assistance and solace to his beautiful little daughter, Emma.  Without a doubt, every time Ryan said Emma’s name, it was immediately followed by the biggest “Thistle” smile you could imagine.  Ryan’s little girl was his life and after being there for all of us, let’s be there for him.  Ryan may be gone but he certainly won’t be forgotten.  Thank you.


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    • $200 
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    • $50 
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Organizer and beneficiary

Jason Kudrikow 
Milford, MA
Marcus Tgettis 
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