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Ryan Paré, former manager and music director of Brown Street Club, left this world too soon in August 2017. As an avid musician who was beloved by the music community in Greenville, his family has coordinated the Ryan Paré Memorial Jazz Scholarship Fund with the Greenville Jazz Collective. The fund will make a difference in the lives of financially disadvantaged students, so that they will be able to attend the Greenville Jazz Collective's Summer Jazz Camp at Furman University in Ryan's memory. UPDATE: We have raised $1,700 in Ryan's memory as of September 18th, 2017.

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  • Janice Marenic

    Janice Marenic Pompano Beach, Fl.

    Ryan was my son. He was always very loving, caring and kind. We moved to Greenville when Ryan was 15 and he really wanted to take Bass Guitar lessons. He took lessons from Dion Sweat at Phils Music in Mauldin and soon, Dion said he couldn't teach Ryan anymor because he was so good. He love playimg music and was in several local bands in Greenville, even went to L.A. and recorded with Atlantic records with one. Ryan wa sick for a long time after getting an infection from an Ankle Surgery. He is now with God and family and friends in heaven. I will always love and miss him, but is spirit is still with us. Love you, my Baby Boy, Mom.

    Ryan was my son. He was always very loving, caring and kind. We moved to Greenville when Ryan was 15 and he really wanted to take Bass Guitar lessons. He took lessons from Dion Sweat at Phils Music in Mauldin and soon, Dion said he couldn't teach Ryan anymor because he was so good. He love playimg music and was in several local bands in Greenville, even went to L.A. and recorded with Atlantic records with one. Ryan wa sick for a long time after getting an infection from an Ankle Surgery. He is now with God and family and friends in heaven. I will always love and miss him, but is spirit is still with us. Love you, my Baby Boy, Mom.

  • Gail Ellenburg

    Gail Ellenburg Greenville

    I loved Ryan's smile! He really was an awesome person who will be missed!

    I loved Ryan's smile! He really was an awesome person who will be missed!

  • Larry Fruchtman

    Larry Fruchtman Tiger, Georgia

    Speak softly and carry a big stick. Ryan did it. Sometimes that stick was his bass, sometimes, his heart, his unwavering support for his family and friends.. So many good times, we will be sharing them for our lifetimes.

    Speak softly and carry a big stick. Ryan did it. Sometimes that stick was his bass, sometimes, his heart, his unwavering support for his family and friends.. So many good times, we will be sharing them for our lifetimes.

  • Matt D.

    Matt D. Greenville, SC

    I knew Ryan through my gigs playing Brown Street Club where he was one of the few club managers in town who had time to say "Hi" and chat with the musicians. He had an ear for good music, another rarity in club managers, and always seemed cool and even keeled, never perturbed which is amazing considering how stressful the restaurant industry can be.. Will miss you, Ryan.

    I knew Ryan through my gigs playing Brown Street Club where he was one of the few club managers in town who had time to say "Hi" and chat with the musicians. He had an ear for good music, another rarity in club managers, and always seemed cool and even keeled, never perturbed which is amazing considering how stressful the restaurant industry can be.. Will miss you, Ryan.