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John L. Rymer

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“Big John will always stand out in my memory as a shining light, he filled the room with joy and made everyone feel welcome. He taught me how to swim...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Katie Mitchell - Columbia, MD

“I will always remember John, with his great smile, and sincere and gracious personality, at many of the Maryland Sigma Chi alumni events. He will be...Read More »
2 of 7 | Posted by: Greg Droege - Palm Coast, FL

“John--truly one of the "good guys"-- so sorry for his suffering and pain, but he was always so gracious even to the end. John definitely will be...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Cindy Cummings Wheeler - Towson, MD

“I am so sorry to hear this news! John always had a smile on his face and was so welcoming to me. He was a great man! Fare the well John. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Frank Shull IV - Potomac, MD

“Sorry for your loss may the almighty God grant you a measure of peace and may you draw comfort from Gods word at Hosea 13:14. ...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: A friend

“I met John 55 years ago when we began working for IBM. I have many happy memories of those early days. Please accept our sincere sympathy. Bob and...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Bob Crespy - Kensington, MD

“I loved John and I will miss him. He was a champion for many entities (Maryland and Sigma Chi, for example), but what made him so special is that he...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: Scott Werber - Olney, MD

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John was born on May 12, 1937 and passed away on Saturday, August 5, 2017.

John was a resident of Fenwick Island, Delaware at the time of passing.

John graduated from the University of Maryland in 1960 with a BS in Civil Engineering and then achieved an MS in Technology Management from the American University in 1971.

Lusby Owings Port Republic Rausch Funeral Service Detail Page John L. Rymer May 12, 1937 August 05, 2017 John L. Rymer, 80, of Fenwick Island, DE (and Bethesda, MD) passed away peacefully on August 5, 2017 at his beach house. - No Visitation - Life Celebration Service Monday, August 14, 2017 11:00 AM University of Maryland Memorial Chapel 7600 Baltimore Avenue College Park 20740 [ ] - John Rymer Scholarship Fund University of MD College Park Foundation 4603 Calvert Road College Park 20740 Alabama Alaska American Samoa Arizona Arkansas Armed Forces-AA Armed Forces-AE Armed Forces-AP California Colorado Connecticut Delaware Guam Hawaii Idaho Illinois Indiana Iowa Louisiana Maine Maryland Massachusetts Michigan Minnesota Mississippi Missouri Montana Nebraska Nevada New Hampshire New Jersey New Mexico New York North Carolina North Dakota Northern Mariana Islands Ohio Oklahoma Oregon Pennsylvania Puerto Rico South Carolina South Dakota Tennessee Texas United States Minor Outlying Islands Ut.