Judson Will Celebrate the Life of Dr. Stuart Ryder during Homecoming

Judson University will hold a Celebration of Life service during Homecoming this fall. A service will be held at 1:30 p.m. in Herrick Chapel on Saturday, October 2. More information will be shared this fall.

Professor Emeritus Dr. Stuart A. Ryder, 90. Dr. Ryder passed on May 4 after a brief illness. Lovingly known as “Doc” Ryder for decades while he was a faculty member and faculty liaison to the Judson Athletic programs, Dr. Ryder had developed long-term relationships with former students, alumni, and colleagues who loved him like family and watched over him as he lived on campus over the years. Just last July, Dr. Ryder’s Judson family organized a drive-by to celebrate his 90th birthday, complete with a cake and socially distanced lawn chairs so he could wave to those driving by. Read more about Doc Ryder here.

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