Actor and nascent director
Actor and nascent director Ryan Anthony Fioravanti died July 29 in a Las Vegas hospital from injuries sustained in a car accident just outside the city. He was 18.Only son of production manager Ron Fury and actress Peggy Fury, he appeared in several commercials for McDonald’s as a child and recently completed the film “Slammed,” acting under the stage name Ryan Fury. The 6-foot-4-inch Cal State Los Angeles junior, who entered college at age 13, had also recently been accepted to a young directors program at the Directors Guild of America. Among his accomplishments were his years as a popular counselor at Calvin Crest Christian Camp and presiding over the children’s services at Westminster Presbyterian Church in Burbank. He is survived by his parents and six sisters. Donations may be made to Ryan’s Front Door Memory Fund, c/o Westminster Presbyterian Church, 542 N. Buena Vista St., Burbank, CA 91505.