Ryan Michael Myszak
June 21, 1980 - March 19, 2020
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“Death of a Superhero”   Ryan Michael Myszak, age 39, AKA – the formidable superhero – CYBORG, met his heroic end after many years battling his cancerous nemesis, “Multiple Myeloma”. Ryan passed peacefully in his Munster, Indiana lair on Thursday, March 19, 2020, surrounded by his loved ones. Left to continue his valiant legacy are…

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Helene RN left a message on March 30, 2020:
It was truly an honor taking care of Ryan! He was a true warrior! Deepest sympathy to Lacie and his family and friends.
Don & Celeste Hardy left a message on March 27, 2020:
We are so sorry to hear of Ryan's passing. Our condolences to his family and many friends. He is loved. Can just imagine Ryan and Brandon taking BP on Heaven's diamond...
Rachel Myszak left a message on March 25, 2020:
Ryan, I can't believe you are gone I will miss you always. I am so thankful for all the memories I have with you and I will always treasure them. You were so great at making time for everyone in your life. You loved to call instead of text and would just call and say hey what are you doing wanna come over. I am thankful for all those times you invited me to hang out. I will always think of you when are favorite teams play especially our White Sox. Also, I loved that you called me to help teach you how to make Pumpkin Rolls with you and the girls. Even though I messed up and forgot the baking powder, now I will always think of you when I make pumpkin rolls and I promise to never forget the baking powder ever again ;) Please look down on us we could sure use an Angel right now. I will always be there for Lacie and your girls.  Love you forever 
Butler Lab 55 left a message on March 24, 2020:
Sending our love to you all during this time, & proud to donate in honor of such an amazing man. We love you Bridget & family! -Butler Lab 55 Team
Cheryl Pala left a message on March 24, 2020:
I met Ryan on my adventure known as the South Shore and while we only graced each other’s presence for a brief period of time, I remember his stories about his girls and how they were the love of his life. My condolences to the entire Myszak family. Special hugs to Lucy, my Mohawk bunco friend. May God bless you and help you remember all the wonderful and joyous memories you shared with Ryan. He was a wonderful man.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Dave Asche left a message on March 24, 2020:
To Ryan's immediate and extended family and friends, my sympathy to all. The words for me to remember Ryan are, kind , loving, courageous, and his love of God.
Leo Talavera and Family left a message on March 24, 2020:
Words can't begin to express the loss that so many of us are feeling. Ryan was one of the most kind and loyal friend I could ever have. He was the kind of guy that would give the shirt off his back to help someone out. I know this first hand. Ryan you were a great friend to me and my family. I pray that Lacie, the girls, and the rest of Ryan's family find solace in knowing that he was loved by many. Rest in peace my friend.
Ann Crawford left a message on March 24, 2020:
I am so sorry for your loss, Lacie. I am sure that you and your daughters helped Ryan fight the good fight against his illness. Your battle scars will slowly heal. I hope that some day the joy that was a part of your marriage will overcome your sorrow. Stay strong!
Mark & Peggy Kurzydym left a message on March 24, 2020:
To all the Myszak family-Please accept our sincere condolences. Ryan really fought a tough battle. We're very sorry for your incredible loss and may God be with you.
Patricia Myszak left a message on March 23, 2020:
My Godson and my buck a roo Ryan. I have soooooo many memories but my favorite ones were ALL of them. They made you the Son, Brother, Father, Husband, Nephew, Cousin and Friend ...the superhero.... I do not why the lord needed YOU soooooo soon but ALL I can say he must have needed Super Angel. My heart is deeply hurting but thank you for being MY Buck - A - Roo. Also Emma and Tessa will miss their RY RY......Lucy, Lacie, Rich, Brooke, Bridget, Lilly, Jilly and Lexie just know I am here for you and I love you all......
Janet Hernandez left a message on March 23, 2020:
It seems to me that Ryan really knew how to live each moment to the fullest! Having known him from Woodmar Baseball & Gavit Middle/High School, his athleticism and theatrical prowess were evident. After high school, I didn’t seem to hear much about Ryan but felt certain that whatever he was doing, he was doing it right. That’s just what he does. When I read of all his accomplishments, I had to smile. The one thing that stands out in my mind when I picture Ryan is that big beautiful smile! He was truly a happy guy who relished his life! May your memories of Ryan provide you with much comfort.
Danielle Herod left a message on March 23, 2020:
Lacie, I had no idea things were this serious the last time I texted you. What an amazing man and even more amazing family you two raised together. Your husband was a good man and an excellent example to your girls of what kind of man to seek in their older years. Many prayers for you and your girls. 🙏🏻 Danielle H.
Jason Hugus left a message on March 23, 2020:
Ryan was incredible kid that I had the honor to coach. I got to see him two years ago when I was in town. The greatest reward as a coach is to see the young men and women we coach grow up to be great people. I appreciated him taking his time to come say hello. It meant a lot to me then and even more now.
Loyce Fandrei left a message on March 23, 2020:
So very sorry to hear of Ryan’s passing. I thoroughly enjoyed having him in my class. What a sense of humor. My deepest sympathies to Lacie and the entire family.
Rita Hawkins left a message on March 23, 2020:
Prayers for his soul and family! Life the Fourth!
Jean M Drudge left a message on March 23, 2020:
Ryan was the best person I ever met and ever will meet. No one else has ever been as likable and sincere as Ryan. The MOST non-judgmental person ever!! The best in our family. We will miss him every day!
Teresa Byczko Fischer left a message on March 23, 2020:
I am so very sorry for your loss. I can't even imagine how you feel since I have never lost a child. I pray for you and your family. We already know Ryan is in a better pain free place in heaven with God. May you find some comfort with your family.
Tara Fiterman left a message on March 23, 2020:
My heart goes out to all family and friends dealing with the loss of Ryan. He was always a good guy. It’s hard to say that about a lot of people. I can’t ever remember him making me mad. Always good, always kind, always a good soul. Now he’s pain free and with God. Now he’s an Angel. ❤️🙏🏻❤️
Dana Roark left a message on March 23, 2020:
My Condolences to the entire family!! I can't even begin to say how sorry I am. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.Ryan was the most amazing person I have ever had the pleasure of having in my life .He always made me want to be a better person. He was the most non judgmental person that genuinely cared for everyone in his path. He will be greatly missed by many!!
Dana Roark left a message on March 23, 2020:
In memory of Ryan Michael Myszak, Dana Roark lit a candle
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Joseph ODette left a message on March 23, 2020:
So sorry to hear about Ryan. Our condolances to his family.
Bonnie left a message on March 23, 2020:
Lacie and family, Words cannot express how very sorry I am for your loss! I have so many wonderful memories of Ryan when we serve together at rivers of Living Water. It was an honor and a privilege to know him! He will be sorely missed. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. May God comfort you all during this very difficult Valley of loss! Love, Bonnie Blevins
Bob Schwebke left a message on March 23, 2020:
One of the highlights of my time at Brewfest was the fundraiser for Ryan a couple of years ago. Not just helping his family, but meeting him, his friends and family. His positive attitude was a real inspiration, upbeat and fun to be around. My God bless his family with great memories but also many new one in the future.
Paul Robinson left a message on March 23, 2020:
May your spirit, love, and energy always be with your family and loved ones. Forever in my heart.
Idastar Flores left a message on March 23, 2020:
My deepest condolences to Lacie and the girls. I'm so blessed to have know Ryan and call him friend the love he had for everyone was special and my Louie loved Ryan so much and Ryan loved my Louie too he will be greatly missed but ik he's dancing in heaven with King Jesus now .
Yvonne Wardlow-Bryant left a message on March 23, 2020:
Lucy, My deepest sympathy to you and entire family. Praying your comfort and strength during this time and always.
Patty Lopez left a message on March 23, 2020:
Our Condolences and prayers.
Tony Diaz left a message on March 23, 2020:
Ryan you are one great individual and an awesome friend ! Everytime we seen each other or talking on da phone, it was a great conversation with alot of Laughs. You will be Greatly missed My Friend, but God now has his Cyborg. "Thats Great" Love ya My Man RIP Ryno
Carrie Johnsen left a message on March 23, 2020:
To All of Ryan’s family-we hold you all in our thoughts and prayers. Ryan and I were both pumas at SJC! Our families have crossed paths many times since marrying into the Johnsen family :-) Ryan will be missed! Hugs to you all!
Sue Gargano left a message on March 23, 2020:
So sorry your "Superhero " has passed. Ryan was loved by many, including us. Please know we are mourning your loss. ❤ Sincerely, Mike and Sue Gargano
Becky Small Garver left a message on March 23, 2020:
Sending my condolences to Ryan's family. I remember Ryan from the Gavit days, particularly the musicals. He was such a kind person who always had a smile on his face. I know he will be dearly missed, and my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time.
John Rettig left a message on March 23, 2020:
There is only one way to get through this and that is to remember all the good times and fun we had together....I am HONORED to have even known you and privileged to be a part of your family...we were brothers and at times spent more time together than either of our wife’s. Many would say that we were cut from the same cloth. I will miss you more than I could ever put into words... You gave so much to so many people and I always felt like you were in a hurry to do it. The term Hero is one that is most fitting...Now that your gone all we can do is remember the way you tackled any obstacles in your way...with reckless abandonment of fear or embarrassment...May we never lose the relentless energy and spirt that shined through you. Thanks for being the best friend anyone could have ever asked for ...see you on the flip side BROTHER
Patricia Howard left a message on March 23, 2020:
My heart goes out to your entire family. I'll never forget your wedding day. I've photographed so many, that I can really tell when people are truly happy to be getting married. I saw that on both of your faces that day. And also during the times I got to photograph you after that day. I am so incredibly sorry for your loss. But he will be with you always, in your heart. May he rest in Heaven. Love, Patricia
Lauren Creighton left a message on March 23, 2020:
Lacie my heart goes out to you and your girls during this difficult time. You’ll be in my thoughts and prayers.
Tonia Simpson left a message on March 23, 2020:
Our condolences 🙏 to your family during these trying times. Ryan was a great friend and overall person in school and in life. He will never be forgotten🤗.
Kayla Carver left a message on March 23, 2020:
Ryan, Pastor Ryan... there’s so much any one of us can say about the type of amazing man you were. You were our youth pastor for a long time and I will never forget all the amazing memories and lessons I learned. I want to share one of my most frustrating memories, but at the end, it will be clear why. We had a spaghetti cook off to buy a pool table for the youth group. I was so excited to get that pool table and then when I heard that we had purchased a used one that had to be fixed up and put together, I was SO upset. We worked on that pool table for months, sawing, sanding, cleaning, buffing. By the time it was finished, I was so tired and frustrated, I was over the pool table altogether. But to this day, I’ll never forget or regret every minute we worked on that table. I didn’t see it at that young age, but I did when I got older; anything worth something takes a lot of time and effort. In fact, I only realized it as I’m coming into my second year of marriage. A few weeks ago, I watched my husband working toilessly on a project that I thought was useless. I thought, “why is he putting so much effort into this? He could have just bought a new one at this point.“ Immediately, that pool table came back to my memory. I realized, with projects, with marriage, with relationships, with life; anything worth something takes a lot of time and effort. I will carry this lesson with me always and I will not give up when time lags on and my hands grow tired. When my patience is up and I want to throw in the towel, I will keep going and I will press on. Thank you, Ryan.
Eric Johnson left a message on March 23, 2020:
I remember competing on the football gridiron with Ryan back in my Gavit days. He was always positive, upbeat, and truly embodied the Gladiator spirit as one of the hardest workers in the room. I’m honored to have known and shared the field of battle with him. No doubt in my mind that his spirit will live on as a mighty as a Gladiator. You were always and will continue to be an inspiration. Rest easy my friend.
Rita MCConnachie left a message on March 23, 2020:
Sending my love and condolences to family. The quality of life remembered in memories passed on to generations outlasts the time of life spent on earth. And Ryan had courage in many respects. He had inner strength and always fought a challenge and that’s my memory of him as a “super hero”.
Debby Flahaven left a message on March 23, 2020:
So sad to hear this, but know he lived a full life in the time he had. He made a positive impression on everyone who met him. Now his girls will carry on his legacy of kindness. Praying for all of you.
Rich Miller left a message on March 23, 2020:
my deepest sympathies and condolences. I know Ryan was forever strong in his battle and truly was a superhero to all that knew him.
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Sarah Boyer (Myszak) left a message on March 23, 2020:
Ryan, we miss you so much! I can't imagine what Lacie, the girls, Lucy, Rich, Brooke, Bridget and Kathy are going through right now. May your light and guidance continue shine in all our hearts and lives forever. Gone too soon, but God only takes the best and you truly are one in a million. May the guardian angels welcome you with open arms. Love you cuz! Last dad joke: "Knock, Knock"; Who's There? Tank; Tank Who; You're welcome.
Rich Spitale left a message on March 23, 2020:
My son ryan, there won't be a day that goes by that I won't think and cry about you. This will be the hardest thing I'll ever face, not seeing u again. Its hard for me to enter your man cave ,because of your spirit and love that fills the room!! A huge hole is in my heart that can't ever be filled. I will miss you forever! I love you , your heart broken , DAD
Valerie Myszak left a message on March 23, 2020:
Oh Ry, I miss you so incredibly much and none of this seems real. Cousin nights out, all the million and one family get togethers, nothing will be the same without you. You truly are the most special person I have ever had the pleasure of knowing and I’m so blessed to have you as my cousin, to share the same blood line. If we could all learn to be a little bit more like Ryan, the world will be a far better place! Rest eternally my dear sweet cousins, continue moving mountains in the big blue skies! #MYSZAKSTRONG #BEYONDYOU
Christopher Schooler left a message on March 23, 2020:
To Ryan Wife and Family, I would like to send my Condolences to your all at this time of Bereavement. If there’s anything I can do or help you all with, please fill free to reach out. Ryan we will forever be Local 1 Ironworker Brothers. Local One And CTA Ironworker For Life. May God Continue To Bless Your Family with Strength and Faith. A Great Brother Who Gain His Wings to Early. Love And Miss You Brother, You Can Now Live In Comfort. He is What a Great Superhero All About
Sherry and Kevin Knoll left a message on March 22, 2020:
Ryan, I will remember the first time you wrapped your little arms around me and said, "I love you", our last great laugh about Hunter digging the "crater" into the neighbor's yard and everything in between. Your spirit, love and genuineness will forever be missed. Lacie, Lillian, Jill, Lexie, Lucy, Rich, Brooke, Bridgette, Laura, Danny and the entire Myszak family are in our prayers and we are thinking of you with love as we know your hearts are broken and there really are no words. We loved him so much. Rest in peace, Myszak!!!
Lucy Spitale left a message on March 22, 2020:
I will miss you everyday my Son..
Kish Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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