Ryan Luebkert Obituary, Death Cause – After a courageous struggle against cancer, Ryan Matthew Luebkert, age 46, of Saginaw, Minnesota, passed away on May 21st, surrounded by his family. He had fought the disease for a long time. On February 2, 1977, in Saginaw, Michigan, Ryan was welcomed into the world as the son of John F. Luebkert and Royale E. Pugh (Yingling). He went to school in Saginaw at Nouvel Catholic Central, where he excelled academically and was also a standout athlete, excelling in both basketball and baseball.
After that, he continued his education at Albion College, where he became a star baseball player for the college’s varsity team, the Briton, and ultimately earned a Bachelor of Science degree in biology there. After finishing his education, Ryan embarked on a fruitful career as a pharmaceutical and military contract sales representative for a number of different major organizations. He was quite successful in this role.
Ryan has spent his entire life as an active and competitive athlete. He has participated in a number of triathlons, including a half Iron Man. In addition to that, he was a skilled pilot who had a license to fly both small airplanes and water and snow skis. Ryan was a much-loved son, terrific brother, amazing father, and loyal friend to many people. He possessed a variety of admirable attributes, such as intelligence, kindness, a great sense of humor, and a deep trust in God.
First, the immeasurable love he has for and commitment he has made to raising his three handsome kids, Matthew 15, Luke 14, and Nicklaus 10. He continued to travel all over the state (including the Upper Peninsula), travelling a significant number of miles, in order to attend his sons’ hockey and baseball events and to be there to encourage and support them. This was despite the challenging diagnosis he had received and the accompanying harsh treatment he received.