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“Ron and Tracy, We had searched the obits. for 2 weeks and of course the one day we didn't was the day Ryan was listed. We feel so sad for your loss....Read More »
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“Tracy, I'm been in the Mapleton Chorale since January and seeing you last night at practice, sharing your depth of spirit and touching us all, I just...Read More »
2 of 3 | Posted by: Barbara Seegmiller - Mapleton, UT

“Ryan, I will never forget your smile and the way you stole our Kate's heart. We are proud to know that her heart belonged to such a fine young man....Read More »
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Ryan Paul Alder
1986-2009

Ryan Paul Alder, 23, beloved son, brother, uncle, husband and father, died Sep 3, 2009, following a car accident. Ryan was born Apr 21, 1986, in Provo, UT, to Ronald Paul and Tracy Ann Lundquist Alder. He married Kathryn Lu Doshier in the Medford Oregon Temple, Aug 23, 2008, and was thrilled to be the father of a beautiful baby girl, Cora Lu, born Jun 11, 2009.

Raised in Orem, he loved life and those around him, loved building things, sports and the outdoors, was an Eagle Scout, a talented musician and avid learner, '04 graduate of Timpanogos HS, served in the LDS Argentina Cordoba Mission, and was a Jr at BYU majoring in Mechanical Engineering.

Survived by his wife, daughter, parents, siblings: Karen (Joel) Smith, Julie (Tom) Dillenbeck, Jennifer (Carter) Avery, Amy, Michael and grandparents Rulon J. Alder, and Robert H. & Kathleen C. Lundquist. He was preceded in death by an infant sister, Kristiann and grandma Dorothy R. Alder.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to a fund for his wife and daughter.

Funeral services will be held Sat, Sep 19, 2009, at noon at the LDS Northridge Stake Center, 1674 N 200 W, Orem. Family and friends may call Fri evening from 6-8 pm at Walker Sanderson Funeral Home, 646 E 800 N, Orem, and Sat from 10:30-11:30 am at the church. Interment will be held at the Orem City Cemetery.

Family and friends may visit the family blog at: thealders.org website