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The Missouri S&T community is saddened to learn of the death of Ryan Wesley Swier of Rolla, who passed away Aug. 8 at Phelps Health. Swier was 19 and pursuing computer science and mechanical engineering degrees at S&T.
A “Celebration of Life” service in his memory will be held at 4 p.m. Friday, Aug. 21, at the Rolla chapel of the James & Gahr Mortuary. A visitation for family and friends will be held 3-4 p.m. at the chapel prior to the service.
Members of Missouri S&T’s counseling staff are available to assist students, faculty or staff members affected by Ryan’s passing. Those who wish to seek counseling support may call 573-341-4211 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. S&T Counseling Services continues to offer virtual appointments to help minimize the potential spread of COVID-19. Hybrid options and in-person counseling with social distancing are also available. Additional counseling and support information is available at counseling.mst.edu.