Lake Lawn Metairie Funeral Home & Cemeteries

5100 Pontchartrain Blvd, New Orleans, LA


Austin James Ryan

October 29, 2013October 3, 2015

Austin James Ryan, age 23 months, departed this life October 3, 2015 in New Orleans, Louisiana. He was born in Dubai in the Unites Arab Emirates on October 29, 2013. Austin was the beloved son of Mallory Taylor Ryan and James Thomas Ryan. He is also survived by his loving sisters Cecilia and Keira Ryan and his grandparents Dottie and Trent Strasburg and Emily and Thomas Ryan. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, James Taylor. He is also survived by his aunts and uncles, Jameson Taylor (Natalie), Alice Mount (David), Joseph Ryan, John Ryan, Bridget Ryan and Patrick Ryan, and a host of friends. During his brief life on earth, he enjoyed listening and dancing to music, playing with his trucks, and being with his family. Austin brought joy and happiness to everyone he met. His big blue eyes, sweet golden curls, and happy nature will be missed by all who knew and loved him.

Relatives and friends of the family are invited to attend a Memorial Service at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. (in Metairie Cemetery) on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 3:00 PM. Visitation will begin at 1:00 PM. Inurnment will follow in Metairie Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family would be honored to have you support the Ronald MacDonald House.


  • Visitation Saturday, October 10, 2015
  • Funeral Service Saturday, October 10, 2015


Austin James Ryan

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Kristu Aburida

October 14, 2015

My thoughts and prayers are with you all. My sincere condolences.

Marcia Peyton

October 14, 2015

Mallory and family,
I am so sad to hear of the loss of your beautiful baby boy, Austin. Please know that you are in my prayers.

Molly Weisenburger

October 14, 2015

Dottie and Trent,
I know that words cannot begin to convey the hurt you're experiencing, but I want you to know that I'm thinking of you every day. Austin has the best grandparents in the world.

Kristi Burnthorne

October 11, 2015

Dottie, My thoughts, prayers and love are with you and your entire family as this time of great sorrow. May you find some comfort in knowing that Jim is surely embracing his grandson in heaven. Prayers and hugs to you.

Ruary Oconnell

October 11, 2015

The Oconnell family sends their sympathy to the heartbroken Ryan family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.Austin is in heaven.

Emily Clouatre

October 10, 2015

Dr. Ryan, my heart is breaking for you and your family. May your family be able to find some peace in knowing that you have a special angel watching over you all.

Leonard and Pamela Christensen

October 10, 2015

My sympathy, I am sorry we could not be there. All children go to heaven and we will be with him. You have our love.

Sallie Kinser

October 10, 2015

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this most difficult time! May family ,friends, and faith be your anchor.
The Kinser Family

Connie Kain

October 10, 2015

Dearest Dottie: sending love, prayers, and deep affection to your family at this time of great sorrow in your lives.

Leigh and Tommy Ittmann

October 10, 2015

Tommy and Mallory and family
We are sorry for the loss of your beautiful son. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this very difficult time. May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.