Welcome to our CaringBridge website. We are using it to keep family and friends updated in one place. On the evening of March 13, 2019, Ryan was involved in a horrific plane crash when a T-28 collidied into him and his student who did not survive, while on the runway at Compton Airport shortly after landing. He sustained burns to 60% of his body, a major laceration to his shoulder blade and upper back likely from the prop and facial fractures. The coming days and weeks will be challenging for him, as well as his wife (Jaime), their infant daughter (Annabelle), Ryan’s parents (Carol and Art) and Jaime's parents (Tim and Steph). We appreciate all of your positive energy/thoughts and support during this time. Thank you for visiting Ryan’s page.
This will be the last update as life is about to get 10 times crazier! Ryan is scheduled to come home next Friday the 3rd woo hoo! He is doing so much on his own and blowing all the doctors out of the water! They will be taking the eye dressing down on Monday and then he will come home Friday as long as that looks great! They are starting to ween him off the drugs and today he had his first dressing change without an IV. I got Saturday at 10am to learn how to do the dressing changes myself (ekkkkk!) for better or worse right hehe. I am so so so excited to have him home and in my arms! Today I had to sneak in nail clippers since they are not allowed to cut patients nails (hmmm) and I think that and a shave yesterday helped a ton. I am allowed to bring regular clothes for him when I go next and he has been showering on his own, all these things we take for granted! YAY! Thank you all again for the love and support I do not know what I would have done without everything esp Ryans parents for being at the hospital when I could not and my parents for stepping up and helping with AB SOOOO much even at night when I have shoots and to Kim are amazing nanny for being so flexible while juggling a new job and school! Everyone else we appreciate all the love and support! XOXO