Ryan A. Gritt, age 33, passed away unexpectedly on April 7, 2023, at his home.
He was born April 22, 1989, in Saratoga Springs, New York. Ryan was the son of Marianne Farrar Gritt of Saratoga Springs, New York and Charles Gritt, Jr. of Nevada.
Ryan worked various jobs throughout his lifetime. He had the heart of an entrepreneur.
Ryan enjoyed hiking. He endeavored to conquer the 46 peaks in the Adirondack Mountains in upstate New York. He was also an accomplished photographer and artist, sketching the things that brought him joy. He was also an avid gardener.
He was known for his enormously generous heart and his listening ear.
Ryan exemplified what it meant to live in the moment. He will be missed by many friends as well as his family.
Ryan is survived by his mother, Marianne Farrar Gritt, his father, Charles Gritt Jr., his paternal grandparents, Charles and Judy Gritt, his brothers, Eric Gilboy and Charles J. Gritt III, A.K.A. “Bear” (Aimee Sarro), one niece, Sidney Gritt and one nephew, Charles James Gritt IV and his loving girlfriend, Alex Pratt.
Ryan is predeceased by his maternal grandparents, John and Sally Farrar and Thomas Carroll.
Calling hours will be held from 12:00 noon – 2:00 pm on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at Compassionate Care Funeral Care, 402 Maple Avenue (Rte 9 and/or Marion Ave.) Saratoga Springs, New York.
Memorial contributions can be made to Compassionate Care Funeral Care to offset funeral costs.
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