Calais – Ryan David Arbo, 33, passed away unexpectedly with family by his side at Maine Medical Center in Portland as a result of a brain aneurysm. Ryan was born in Machias on December 21, 1989.
Ryan attended Calais High School and eventually moved to Bangor and Portland where he worked various jobs. He was a gifted carpenter and enjoyed playing games, pool, chess, socializing and was an avid reader.
Ryan was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Edward and Maxine Arbo; maternal grandparents, Harold and Francine McMurtry; an aunt Kathy Foster; and an uncle David McMurtry. Surviving are his father Scott Arbo and wife Amber of Princeton; mother Diane Foster and husband Larry of Calais; many step-brothers and step-sisters; aunts and uncles, Tammi Smith of Meddybemps, Diane and Cary James of Orono, Lindy and Gary Hatt of Alexander, Brenda and Pete Fielding of Dobsey Lake, Francine Gardner and Chuck Townes of Baring, and Daniel Gardner of Calais; special cousin Danielle Gardner of Calais; and cousins Danny, Mindy, Bonnie, Evan, Ross, Cindy, Christine, Kathie, Shelly, Malinda, Renee, Pete, Nathan and Michael.
Ryan was always there to provide a lending hand to anyone in need, and as a final gift was able to save many lives by being an organ donor.
A Celebration of Ryan’s Life will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers, in Ryan’s memory consider becoming an organ donor. Arrangements by Mays Funeral Home, Calais & Eastport.