Because You Can
Ryan Patrick Kishbaugh was born in Edison, NJ on July 26, 1984. He grew up the middle of three sons. He had one brother, Chris who was 18 months older and one brother, Sean who was 14 months younger. After several moves around the country with the US Army the Kishbaugh family finally settled in Fayetteville, North Carolina in 1993. Ryan was an exceptional young man who seemed to excel at everything he endeavored. He was an outstanding student, graduating second in his HS Class and had been accepted into Princeton University. He was an amazing athlete and participated in soccer and basketball on the Varsity level. He was also a dedicated volunteer and won the 2001 Governorís Award for Outstanding Volunteer Service. He was a devoted son, loving brother, faithful friend and a true leader among his peers. Ryan was a very determined and strong willed individual who was always willing to put in that little extra. That is what set him apart. It was his willingness to put in that little extra, whether it was in the classroom, on the soccer field, on the basketball court, or battling cancer that led him to success in all aspects of his short life.
Run Because You Can
Roberta Humphries is Ryanís mother. Raised in NJ, Roberta graduated from Moravian College with a BS in Medical Technology and from Webster University with a MA in Health Services Management. Roberta currently is a Realtor in Fayetteville, NC. After Ryanís death Roberta ran a marathon in Ryanís memory and followed that with a 100 mile bike ride around Lake Tahoe to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. She founded the Ryan P. Kishbaugh Memorial Foundation which raises funds to support the Ryan P. Kishbaugh Writing Center, The Duke Pediatric Bone Marrow Unit, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and other charitable causes that were of interest to Ryan. Roberta is currently married to Paul Humphries and in addition to her three sons (Chris, Ryan and Sean) she has a step-daughter, Liz and a step-son, Joe. Roberta loves to read, cycle, go to the beach and run.
Change your Size Change Your Life: A Holistic Approach to Weight Loss and Fitness
Paul Humphries was born in El Paso, Texas. A son of a military family Paul experienced many different cultures. Also the author of PAWS Manual Practical Applications Weight Loss System, he lives with his wife in North Carolina where he is at work on several new projects. Paul Humphries has spent nearly 25 years in the performance coaching and human resource development field, working in private industry, government, academia and nonprofit organizations