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Linda Cost Ryan, 56, of Camillus, passed away Tuesday, March 11, 2014 at St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center surrounded by her loving family. A lifetime resident of the Syracuse area, she was a graduate of Cazenovia College.

Linda worked 25 years with Dr. Ramon Berrios and the last eight years with Joslin Diabetes Center. She was a communicant of St. Joseph's Church and enjoyed golf, bowling and spending time with her family.

Linda was predeceased by her father, Donald Steer Sr.; infant brother, Matthew; sister, Patricia 'Pat" Steer; and sister-in-law, Martha Harwood.

Surviving are her husband, Daniel; sons, Sean (Sally) Ryan of San Francisco, CA, Adam (Raeann) Cost of Hartford, CT, B.J. (Brienne) Ryan of Buffalo, and Brian (Maureen) Cost of Ft. Lauderdale, FL; mother, Mary Steer of Camillus; brothers, Don (Linda) Steer of Warners, Jeffrey (Ann) Steer of Marquette, MI and Scott (Michelle) Steer of Brooklyn; grandchildren, Jake and Kylie Cost, Taylor, Ryan, Regan, and Jessica Altro; great-grandson, Brayden; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Relatives and friends may call Sunday, March 16 from 1 to 4 p.m. at the Buranich Funeral Home, 5431 W. Genesee St., Camillus.

A funeral Mass will be celebrated Monday, March 17 at 10:30 a.m. in St. Joseph's Church. Linda will be laid to rest in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Marcellus.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to St. Joseph's Hospital Health Center, c/o Oncology Unit 3-2, 301 Prospect Ave., Syracuse, NY 13203.

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