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Butch Ryan dies at age 89

Bo Ryan's father was guiding force

FORT MYERS, FL - William F. (Butch) Ryan Sr., the father of Wisconsin men's basketball coach Bo Ryan, died early Friday morning in Fort Myers, Fla.

Butch Ryan suffered a broken hip in a fall three weeks ago, and was battling pneumonia. He was 89 years old.

Louise Ryan, Butch's wife and Bo's mother, died of congestive heart failure last December at age 86.


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