It is with great sadness that we report that John Francis Xavier Ryan, Life Member and former President of the Greater Springfield Volunteer Fire Department, passed away today at 3:55 pm at the Greenspring Villages. His wife, Karen and dear friend, Gerry Strider were by his side. Funeral arrangements will be forthcoming. Our thoughts and prayers for John and all those who deeply cared for John. Please keep Johns family and friends in your prayers.