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John Ryan Sr.: A Lifelong Passion for Guarding Lives

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John Ryan, Sr.,  earlier this month, running for school board at 89.   KITTY MERRILL

John Ryan, Sr., earlier this month, running for school board at 89. KITTY MERRILL

John Ryan, Sr.  at Main Beach, East Hampton.    KITTY MERRILL

John Ryan, Sr. at Main Beach, East Hampton. KITTY MERRILL

John Ryan, Sr., running for school board at 89.   KITTY MERRILL

John Ryan, Sr., running for school board at 89. KITTY MERRILL

Kitty Merrill on May 24, 2023
John Ryan Sr. was, as he says, “a high school nobody,” when he tried out for a lifeguarding job in his hometown of Long Beach. That was three-quarters of a... more

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