Dylan Thomas Ash


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Dylan Thomas Ash

Date of Birth:
April 15, 1993
Date of Death:
May 28, 2016
Kirtland, Ohio, United States


Dylan Thomas Ash passed away unexpectedly in his residence on or about May 28, 2016 in Cleveland, Ohio at the age of 23.


Dylan is survived by his mother, Cynthia Ash (Gizigian); his brother, Bryan Ash; his sisters, Valerie Ash and Stephanie Ash; and his dog, Sparky. He is preceded in death by his sister, Brittany Ash; dearest grandmother, Alis Gizigian; and other beloved pets, Ginger and Skittles.


Dylan was born on April 15, 1993 in Minot, North Dakota. He graduated from Kirtland High School in 2011 and from Baldwin Wallace University in 2015, where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in History. He was pursuing his Master of Arts in History from Cleveland State University.


In his own words, Dylan loved “history, hockey, George Orwell's "1984", [and] The Departed.” Dylan was a dedicated student who was passionate about early American history. He was a founding member of Baldwin Wallace University's chapter of the Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. Dylan was an avid hockey fan, whose favorite team was the New Jersey Devils. He loved animals and his best friend was his dog, Sparky.

Dylan was loved dearly by his family, friends, fraternity brothers, professors, and classmates.
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June 11, 2016

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June 04, 2016

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June 02, 2016

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June 01, 2016

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May 30, 2016

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