Ryan Andrew Ferry, age 30, of McCloud passed away on September 3, 2018. He was dearly loved and will be sorely missed.
Ryan was born on March 25, 1988 to Robert Ferry and Laurie (Kellar) Zanni in Sacramento. He moved to McCloud when he was a year and a half old, where he was lovingly raised by his parents, Raymond and Laurie Zanni. Ryan attended private school in Mt. Shasta for his early education and later attended and graduated from Mt. Shasta High School.
Ryan loved snowboarding, fishing, working on cars, listening to music, reading books, and drawing for himself and his loved ones. He enjoyed cooking, both for work and at home. He knew everything there was to know about the Marvel and DC comic universes and loved sharing that knowledge with his family and friends. He loved giving of himself, his talents, and his belongings to the people around him. Ryan especially loved spending time with his fur babies, Nicki and Jackal.
Ryan is survived by his parents, Laurie and Raymond Zanni and Robert & Tina Ferry, his sister Heather (& David) Cummings, his sister Chelsea (& Patrick) Johnson, his brother Tim (& Hailey) Zanni, his brother Ian Ferry, his niece Olivia Johnson, his nephew Isaac Cummings, his grandfather Robert Kellar, his grandmother Helma Kellar, and his grandmother Toni Ferry.
Ryan is preceded in death by his grandmother Barbara Kellar, his grandmother Geraldine Zanni, his grandfather Robert Ferry, his cousin Mark Cottini, his great grandmother Thelma Brown, and his cousin Mark Brown.
In lieu of flowers, please send memorial contributions to Teen Challenge, Siskiyou Humane Society, or the charity of your choice.
A private service for friends and family will be held at a later date.
“He picks up his shield and wipes the dust from its face
The dragon crest shines brightly in the light of the moon
Then he climbs upon his steed
And soars high into the air” - Ryan Ferry
Girdner Funeral Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements. Online condolences can be made at girdnerfuneralchapel.com.