County Seat Newspaper
of Clare County


OCTOBER 2, 1959 – APRIL 4, 2022


                Daniel “Dano” Lee Ryan age 62 of Harrison passed away suddenly from an automobile accident on Monday, April 4, 2022. Daniel was the son of Stanley Melville Ryan and Eunice Mary Ann (Canniff) Ryan. Daniel graduated from Harrison High School in 1978. Soon after his graduation, he enlisted in the United States Marine Corps and honorably served his country. While serving, Daniel was a MP on the U.S.S. Saratoga and traveled to many countries, including Cuba and several Arab communities.

                Dano had resided a majority of his lifetime in the Harrison area. He loved hunting, fishing, smelt dipping, Bench Rest shooting, reloading ammo, buying, and selling guns and knives, playing pool, riding his Harley Davidson, mushroom hunting, scouting for wild game, bear hunting as well as guiding bear hunts, and was a fanatic about his reading gun magazines. In his younger years, Dano enjoyed snow skiing with family and friends. Dano never met a stranger; he could carry on a conversation with anyone as well as inform and enlighten them of the history of Harrison.       

                Surviving Mr. Ryan are his two sons: Daniel C. Ryan and wife Tracy of Lowell, Michigan and Dustin Allen Ryan of Muskegon, Michigan, his sister, Patricia “Patty” Ryan of Grawn, Michigan, plus many friends and close acquaintances. Dano was preceded in death by one son Daryl L., his parents; Stanley Melville Ryan, Eunice Mary Ann Reppuhn and stepfather, Christian Reppuhn.

                A Celebration of Life service and military honors ceremony will be held Saturday, April 16, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. from Stocking Funeral Home, 165 West Oak St., Harrison under the auspices of the American Legion Post 404 Honor Guard and Department of the Marine Corps. A time of sharing will take place on Saturday, April 16, 2022, from 1:00 p.m. until time of service. Memorial gifts in memory of Mr. Ryan may be considered to the Ryan Family. To share an online memory or condolence with Dano’s family, please visit: Arrangements for Mr. Ryan are entrusted with Stocking Funeral Home, Harrison (989)539-7810. On behalf of the staff of Stocking Funeral Home, we would like to offer our heartfelt sympathy to the family of Dano during their time of bereavement.