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Ryan Jon Lee

d. June 30, 2020

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Ryan Jon Lee, age 47, of Hilliard, OH, passed away Tuesday, June 30, 2020 at The Wexner Medical Center, OSU Hospital in Columbus, OH.  Born in Chicago, IL, Ryan was raised in Findlay, OH and graduated from Findlay High School, Class of 1991.  He attained his Bachelor of Science, Chemistry degree from Denison University in 1995.  Ryan was an IT Data Security Specialist with the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office.  He was a devoted husband and father and a faithful parishioner of St. Brendan the Navigator Catholic Church.  Ryan is survived by his beloved wife Katie Lee, his daughter Addison Paige Lee, his parents Dr. Richard J. and Jeanne K. Lee of Chicago, IL, sister Dr. Stephanie Lee (Stephen) Mehlis of Chicago, brother D. Robert Lee of Baltimore, MD, nieces and nephew: Max, Lucy and Molly Mahlis, mother-in-law and father-in-law June and Michael Cavarretta of West Dundee, IL, sisters-in-law: Kristin (Ian) Galbraith of Northfield, IL and Amanda (Michael) DePalo of Lake In the Hills, IL, and  niece and nephew Hunter and Tessa Galbraith.  Ryan’s family extends a sincere “Thank you” to Ryan’s many friends for all of the love and support given to him and his family during his illness. An opportunity for friends to pay their final respects will be held from 4:00p.m.-6:00p.m. FRIDAY, JULY 3, 2020 at the TIDD FAMILY FUNERAL HOME, 5265 Norwich Street, Hilliard, OH 43026 (614)-876-1722.  (Ryan’s family will not be in attendance.)  Due to the Corona Virus Pandemic, friends are asked to observe social distancing and to wear a facial covering while at the funeral home.  His Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated privately at St. Brendan the Navigator Catholic Church.  In lieu of flowers, friends are asked to consider a memorial contribution to this GoFundMe account that has been established to assist with medical expenses: 

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Friday, July 3, 2020

4:00 - 6:00pm (Eastern time)

Tidd Family Funeral Home

5265 Norwich St, Hilliard, OH 43026

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