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      Sheriff Lott announces the passing of Deputy Ryan

      Sheriff Lott announces the passing of Deputy Ryan

      COLUMBIA (WACH) ?? Richland County Sheriff??s deputies are remembering one of their own.

      Deputy Mark Ryan passed away Monday, following a long battle with lung cancer.

      Last year, the community stepped up to help Ryan, by giving his house a makeover.

      Deputy Ryan was a single dad who raised three daughters.

      Ryan continued to work up until the very end of his life, says Sheriff Leon Lott.

      A full ceremonial law enforcement funeral will be held on Thursday morning at 11am at Greenlawn Funeral Home.