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Developer Ryland Kelley of Woodside dies

Original post made on Sep 3, 2014

Ryland Kelley, a prominent real estate developer who with his brother was responsible for such local planned communities as Lindenwood in Atherton and Ladera in Portola Valley, died on Saturday, Aug. 30, friends and family have confirmed. He was 88.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 2, 2014, 7:28 PM

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Posted by Ladera neighbor
a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on Sep 3, 2014 at 1:56 pm

Ry was a giant of a man and a gentle soul. He will be missed.

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Posted by Jay Gertridge
a resident of Menlo Park: Allied Arts/Stanford Park
on Sep 3, 2014 at 3:46 pm

Loved that guy!

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Posted by Anon
a resident of Portola Valley: Ladera
on Sep 4, 2014 at 5:18 pm

Rye was as a good a man as I will ever meet. He will be missed, but his legacy is all around us

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Posted by Janet Ditz Tarr
a resident of Menlo Park: Sharon Heights
on Sep 7, 2014 at 11:19 pm

So many great memories of Ry - A gentle man, so insightful, interested and interesting. He was talented, kind, thoughtful and funny. I will miss him but will never forget him.

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