Ryan Daniel Johnson passed into his Heavenly Father’s arms on Sunday morning, December 18, 2022, following complications related to surgery. Ryan was born in Provo, Utah to Boyd and Dawna Johnson on Aug. 13, 1976, looking like an old man with a full head of white hair. He earned the nickname of Skeeter because he would rub his head on the ground when learning to crawl and looked like a skeeter bug. He graduated from Alta High School in 1995 but never actually walked for his diploma due to a lightning strike that stopped the ceremony; his family has always teased him about his “shocking” personality. Ryan was a devout member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. He was an Eagle Scout and served a mission for his church in Hartford, Connecticut.

Ryan took great pride in obtaining his MBA from Western Governor’s University. He used his knowledge as he worked for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints as the Service Mission Manager in the Publishing Services Department on Temple Square. He loved working for the church with the service missionaries and he had so many special connections with those he worked with. Before working for the church, Ryan worked at the studio and broadcast services at Utah Valley University and with the motion picture studios for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.

Ryan’s greatest joy in life was his wife and children. Ryan and Andrea were married in 2013 and later sealed in 2015 in the Mt. Timpanogos Temple. Their blended family has four amazing children Zachery, Jonathan, Kylie, and Joe. Ryan treasured watching his children learn and grow, he loved them with his whole soul, and was so proud of them.

Ryan is survived by his loving wife Andrea, his children Zachery, Jonathan, Kylie, and Joe, parents Boyd and Dawna, siblings Richard, Stephanie (Ryan), Aaron (Angelica), and Andrew. He also adored his many nieces and nephews and will miss teasing them and late-night soda runs.

Viewing and funeral services will be held on Thursday, December 22, 2022, at the Timpview 2nd Ward church house, 865 West 1000 North, Orem, Utah 84057. The viewing will be from 9:30 – 10:45 AM, with funeral services to follow at 11 AM. The interment will be at Orem Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a Go Fund Me account has been set up to help the family with the unexpected medical and funeral expenses https://gofund.me/2bf1f325

The family would like to say a special thank you to the Timpview 2nd Ward, your loving support has been truly appreciated. We would also like to thank the doctors, nurses, respiratory therapists, and other medical personal at Timpanogos Hospital. We are so grateful of their hard work and amazing efforts to help Ryan.

If Ryan could give a parting thought, it would be

“Families are forever- love fully and without regard. This life is short, but we will be together again”



Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
Timpview 2nd Ward
865 W 1000 N
Orem, UT 84057

Funeral Service

Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Timpview 2nd Ward
865 W 1000 N
Orem, UT 84057

Services Handled By

Walker Sanderson Funeral Home

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Dec 21, 2022


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