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Obituaries

Obituaries

Colleen Anne Ryan 1943 - 2008 Coconut Grove, Fla.

Services for Colleen Anne Ryan, 64, Miami, will be July 7, 2008, at her home in Coconut Grove, Fla.She died Saturday, Feb. 2, 2008, at a hospital in Coral Gables, Fla.Ms. Ryan was born July 7, 1943, in Joplin, Mo., the daughter of Edwin E. and Charlotte M. Ryan. She earned bachelor's and master's degrees from Kansas University and a doctorate from Ohio State University.She was one of the original founders of Florida International University and an associate professor of educational psychology at FIU. Survivors include her parents, Lawrence, Kan.; a brother, Michael E. Ryan, Shawnee, Kan.; and a sister, Rebecca S. Ryan, Lawrence.