Ryan's mother, Lorelei O'Byrne, passed away a few years ago after a courageous 9 year battlewith Breast Cancer. Lorelei's battle was one that she approached head on, displaying the strength and
determination she had instilled in her children throughout their lives. She fought hard so that she could witness the two proudest moments of her life; her daughter, Dr.Krystal O'Byrne, graduate from medical school and Ryan playing his first game in the NHL.
The Lorelei O'Byrne Award will provide 2 recipients the opportunity to attend the 2013 Ryan O'Byrne Charity Camp without paying the $499 registration fee. These individuals will be selected based on several factors, including passion for sport and financial need.