SOUTHBURY - Ryan Anthony Rutledge, 17, passed away unexpectedly on April 5, 2021. He was the beloved son of Anthony and Valerie (Kuehn) Rutledge; and twin brother of Patrick Francis Rutledge.
Ryan was a junior at Pomperaug High School achieving high honors, and enrolled in numerous AP courses. When he wasn't studying, he was quite the athlete playing every sport imaginable. At school he played lacrosse, football, golf, weight lifting, and was on the ski team. He wasn't just talented in sports though, some of his other talents included playing 3 instruments fluently by ear, watching and investing in the stock market, solving a Rubik's cube in seconds, and being a master chess player. Some of his other hobbies were sailing, saltwater fishing, playing X-Box, and snowmobiling.
Ryan was loved vehemently by everyone who knew him, and he will be missed by many classmates, teammates, and friends.
Besides his parents and brother, Ryan is survived by his grandparents: Edward and Carol Rutledge, and Joseph and Sharon Kuehn; as well as several aunts, uncles, cousins, and other extended family members.
Friends and family are invited to attend a visitation from 4:00pm-8:00pm on Thursday, April 8, 2021 at Sacred Heart Church, 910 Main Street South in Southbury. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for Ryan at the church on Friday, April 9, 2021, at 1:00pm. Burial will be private. For directions, or to leave a message of remembrance, please visit www.CarpinoCares.com.
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