Stuart Ryan, who served the diocese of Ontario as chancellor for 31 years, died April 7. He was 93.
A prominent lawyer in Kingston, Ont., Mr. Ryan received the Anglican Award of Merit in 1986.
Mr. Ryan, who became chancellor of Ontario in 1963, was later appointed chancellor emeritus of the diocese in 1994.
He was also a member of several meetings of General Synod, contributing his knowledge of law and theology to the committee on marriage and a general commission on Church Union.
He authored the book Aspects of Constitutional History: The General Synod of the Anglican Church of Canada, published in 1993.