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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened to
3learn of the death of Alan Ryle of Champaign, who passed away
4on October 2, 2015; and
5    WHEREAS, Alan Ryle was born on January 11, 1952 to Robert
6and Carolyn Gilbert Ryle; he married Lynn Lanman on June 11,
71972; and
8    WHEREAS, Alan Ryle was a very active member of the
9community and a passionate advocate for the disabled; he had
10worked with the developmentally disabled since 1973; he and his
11wife went on to establish the Alan G. Ryle Companies, which
12provides residential facilities and programming for adults
13with developmental disabilities; he was a longtime board member
14and former President of Community Elements; he also served on
15the board of Illinois Association of Rehabilitation
16Facilities; and
17    WHEREAS, Alan Ryle was a parishioner of Emmanuel Memorial
18Episcopal Church, where he was a past Vestry member and
19Rector's Warden; he enjoyed reading and music; he was an avid
20Illinois fan and a devoted fan of the Arizona Cardinals and the
21Chicago White Sox; and



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1    WHEREAS, Alan Ryle was preceded in death by his parents,
2Carolyn Ryle-Smith and Robert Ryle; and
3    WHEREAS, Alan Ryle is survived by his wife, Lynn; his 2
4sons, Scott (Stephanie) and Nathaniel (Courtney) Ryle; his
5father, Millburn Smith; his brother, Lynn Smith; his sister,
6Vivian Bales; and his grandsons Cameron, Zachary, and Nolan
7Ryle; therefore, be it
9ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
10Alan Ryle, and extend our sincere condolences to his family,
11friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it further
12    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
13presented to the family of Alan Ryle as an expression of our
14deepest sympathy.