Ryan Rudd, 31, passed away on Saturday evening after a brief battle with cancer. He was a classmate and was supposed to graduate with me in May. He was a promising young lawyer, a member of Law Review and well-liked by all of his classmates and friends.
Please say a prayer for Ryan's family and the rest of the law school community as we grieve this tragic loss.
Ryan Rudd's funeral mass will be celebrated at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Crestline, Ohio on Thursday.
Ryan's obituary is available here.
Also, Ryan's Juris Doctor degree will be awarded posthumuosly at commencement ceremonies on May 20, 2007.