by Carolyne Volpe Curley / Carolyne@WestEssexNOW.com
CALDWELL, NJ - The family of Ryan P. Shaw, of Caldwell, has announced that he passed away suddenly on Friday, days after turning 32-years old. Family and friends are deeply saddened by their loss and the community will mourn his absence.
Shaw served as Student Council President at Grover Cleveland Middle School, and in 2001, graduated from James Caldwell High School. He went on to study at Moravian College, where he also competed on the school's football team. After school, Ryan moved to Florida where he worked in advertising and more recently, participated in political fundraising.
"We would often see Ryan out in the yard throwing a football
As an active member of the Recovery Unplugged addiction treatment group in Florida, Ryan was passionate about supporting people who experienced difficult life experiences and he shared with them his own challenges and accomplishments with sobriety.
"Everyone looked up to Ryan," another family member commented.
Ryan Shaw's Family
Ryan is survived by:
The memorial arrangements for Ryan P. Shaw, are as follows:
Message of Condolence
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Farmer Funeral Home. Notes of sympathy may be written to the family online here.
In lieu of flowers, donations to Face the Music Foundation would be greatly appreciated: