Rosanne Ryan

Rosanne L. Ryan, 68, of River Forest, died on Oct. 6, 2018. Born and raised in Oak Park, she was an OPRF High School graduate, received her B.A. in Computer Science from the University of Arizona, and her M.A. in Journalism from the University of Illinois, Champaign-Urbana. She was manager of IT at the University of Illinois and the Chicago Police Department before her retirement in 2016. 

Rosanne Ryan was the mother of Jack and Veronica (Tristan Mortensen) Minor; and a cousin of many. She was preceded in death by her husband, John Minor; and her mother, Marjorie Brand Ryan. 

A memorial visitation will be held on Sunday, Oct. 21 from 1 p.m. until time of service, 3 p.m., at Drechsler, Brown & Williams Funeral Home, 203 S. Marion St. in Oak Park. 

In lieu of flowers, donations to Breast Cancer Research Foundation 28 W. 44th St., Ste. 609, New York, New York, 10036 ( are appreciated.

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