Ryan Lee Snapp, 17, of McKenzie Bridge and formerly of Elgin, died Aug. 10. A memorial service was held Aug. 18 at McKenzie High School.
Ryan was born on Feb. 6, 1990, in Pendleton. The family lived in Elgin before moving to McKenzie Bridge.
Ryan loved the outdoors, logging, hunting, football, motorcycles and mechanics. He had recently completely rebuilt a car with his father. His friends and family say he had a willing smile, and was a gentle, caring person who loved people, especially his brothers.
Survivors include his parents, Harvey and Shauna Snapp; brothers, Wyatt and Zepham; grandparents, Pat and Denise Stoltz and Gloria Turley; aunts and uncles, Sheila French, Tina Ramburg, Richard and Kara French, Dever and Ken Mitts and Lyle and Heidi Follett; cousins, Alex, Zack, Seth, Jada, Garrett, Tori, Misty, Tausha and Kyle.
Memorial contributions may be made to a scholarship in Ryan’s memory through the McKenzie School District. For more information, call the school district at 541-822-3338.
La Grande Observer – Obituaries For The Week Ending August 25, 2007 – Published: August 25, 2007
Submitted by: Dixie Ricker