Ryan Shaun Carruthers

Date of Death: 3/12/2014

Ryan Shaun Carruthers

July 14, 1980-March 12, 2014


Ryan Shaun Carruthers, 33, died Wednesday evening at UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh following a courageous battle against a rare blood cancer.  He was born in Altoona son of John and Tonda (McGregor) Carruthers.

Ryan is survived by his parents of Altoona; fiancée Terri Wagner of Altoona; daughter Addison; son Elijah; and Terri’s two children Kionna and Makayla; three brothers:  Jason and wife Kristie; Brett and wife Heather; and Trey and fiancée Sarah Freidhof all of Altoona; maternal grandparents Clair and Shirley McGregor of Altoona and paternal grandmother Mary “Dolly” Carruthers of Cresson; and many aunts, uncles, nieces, a nephew, and cousins.  Ryan will be sadly missed by all.  He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather Kenneth Carruthers.

Ryan attended Trinity Lutheran Church.  He graduated from Altoona Area High School in 1999 and also graduated from YTI.  He was a merchandiser for Dr. Pepper, Snapple Group.

Ryan especially loved his family and family gatherings at birthdays, picnics, and holidays.  He was a huge fan of The Beatles, N.C. Basketball, PSU Football and admired Michael Jordan.  Ryan enjoyed playing basketball.  He was a former member of the AAHS Marching Band and concert band.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Sunday, March 16, 2014 at The Stevens Mortuary, Inc. 1421 8th Ave, Altoona, PA 16602.  A funeral service will be held Monday, March 17, 2014 at 11 AM in the Stevens Memorial Chapel by Pastor Eli Hess.  Interment will be at Grandview Cemetery.


Deepest condolences by Cynthia Hughes
Sympathies by Megan Rougeaux
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