Timothy Ryan, BS 59, MBA 62

Investor & philanthropist

Headshot of Timothy Ryan, BS 59, MBA 62.Timothy Ryan, 86, investor and philanthropist, died Feb. 12 in San Rafael, Calif. After graduation, Ryan spent two years in the U.S. Army doing counterintelligence work in Washington, D.C., before returning to Berkeley for his MBA.

Ryan went on to work for IBM as a systems engineer, then for San Francisco-based investment firm Dodge & Cox, where he became partner and worked for 36 years until his retirement.

He and his wife, Annette, were driven by improving the lives of young people and preserving the environment. Their philanthropy extended to many community organizations, including Berkeley Haas and the UC Berkeley Library Board. Ryan was also named a Builder of Berkeley. Read his full obituary.