Ryan Weston Judson

31/01/1982 - 01/01/2024


Obituary For Ryan Weston Judson

January 31, 1982 – January 1, 2024

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of Ryan Weston Judson. A man with an adventurous and brave spirit, who loved entertaining others in thought-provoking, passionate, and clever conversations, made his departure from this life on January 1, 2024.

Born on January 31, 1982, to Ian and Nancy Judson, Ryan embraced his life's journey with a fearless heart. He instinctively took on the role as protective big brother, and his sister Sarah and her husband Brendan gave him two beautiful nieces, Jade, and Lark.

Ryan early on in life displayed a natural talent for athleticism, receiving many awards as a competitive swimmer and was an integral member of the Jasper Ski Team. His early pursuits in the water and on the slopes foreshadowed the ambitious spirit that would define his later years.

Ryan’s intelligence and insatiable curiosity led him to carve his own path in both business and personal pursuits. As a proud business owner, he demonstrated a powerful work ethic and a unique ability to encourage, inspire, and lead those around him.

Beyond building businesses, Ryan had a passion for the open road and travel. Ryan crossed Africa on dirt bikes, built houses for charity in Indonesia, scuba dived in many seas, and explored all over the world creating memories with friends and family everywhere he went. His fascination with airplanes and desire to explore the skies lead Ryan to earn his private pilot’s license. While on the paved roads his heart raced with the thrill of fast cars, especially Mustangs. The roar of a powerful engine and the wind in his hair were not just experiences; they were expressions of the exhilaration that defined his dynamic persona.

In 2011, he joyously celebrated marriage to Breanne, and together they built a family. They were blessed with four beautiful children; Isaac Weston (11), Maddison Elizabeth (8), Olivia Amber (6), and Jack James (4). Ryan took his family on unforgettable adventures that will forever be cherished memories.

While Ryan faced personal struggles with addiction towards the end of his life, we will remember him for the triumphs that illuminated most of his life. His dedication for many years to his work, his innovative spirit, the many adventures he shared with his family and friends, and his ability to inspire others showcased the multifaceted playfulness and profundity that defined Ryan.

A Memorial Service to celebrate Ryan's life will be held at 2pm on Saturday, January 13, 2024, at Bear Creek Funeral Home in Grande Prairie, Alberta. Friends and family are invited to join in honoring the life of Ryan Weston Judson.

Any donations made in lieu of flowers will go towards education savings plans for Ryan’s children.

As we say our final goodbyes, let us cherish the memories of Ryan's successes, adventures, and his vibrant spirit that profoundly touched our lives.

I’ll continue to pray that your spirit guides me as I lead our little humans into the world and that they never forget how clever, playful, and fun you were. I also hope your spirit magically fixes anything that breaks down when I take them out riding! Love you forever Ry. Wish you could have made it on that trip and come back to us one day… until we meet again my friend.

Love Bre, Isaac, Maddie, Olivia, and Jack

Care entrusted to Bear Creek Funeral Home 780 830 7742

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  • 14/01/2024

  • 13/01/2024

    Nancy, Ian, Sarah, Bre and families. We were saddened to learn of this tragic news! While we, unfortunately, did not know Ryan; the tribute to him certainly let us know what an extraordinary individual he was. Please know you are all in our thoughts and prayers as you navigate this unbearable journey. Gayle Gorman & Ben Jenkins (Ryan's Great Uncle in Nova Scotia)

  • 13/01/2024

    Nancy, Ian, Bre, Sarah & Brendan and your sweet littles, we are grateful to have met Ryan. While we didn't know him well, we know he was an incredible human, beloved son, dedicated husband and father, and a perfect big brother. And he loved visiting PEI! We are carrying Ryan and all his loved ones in our hearts. Rick, Karen, and family.🙏🏻

  • 11/01/2024

    Bre so sorry for your loss!! Our condolences to you & your family!!Hugs ❤️🙏🏻. Glenn& Daryl

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