Justice Ryan's burial will be at Arlington National Cemetery Wednesday, March 14
Governor Jan Brewer has ordered the lowering of all flags at state office buildings to half staff from sunrise to sunset Wednesday, March 14, in honor of former Arizona Supreme Court Justice Michael Ryan who will be buried at Arlington National Cemetery.
Justice Ryan spent 24 years on the bench as a superior court and appellate court judge and culminated his career as a Supreme Court Justice. Additionally, he served in the Marine Corps in Vietnam and was the recipient of two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star.
Individuals, businesses and other organizations are encouraged to join in this tribute.