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Louisiana Jeweler Ryan Aucoin Dies

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The 38-year-old fought cancer for two years.

Ryan Aucoin, a principal of Aucoin Heart Jewelers in New Orleans, died at age 38 after a two-year battle with periphery T-cell lymphoma. His obituary in the New Orleans Advocate can be found here.

Caroline Bleakley, the executive director of Jewelers of Louisiana, shared the following note with INSTORE:

“Our heartfelt sympathies go out to the family of Ryan Aucoin, Aucoin Hart Jewelers, located in Metairie. Ryan passed away on Sunday, May 15th, at MD Anderson after nearly a two-year battle with t-cell lymphoma, an extremely rare blood cancer, and leukemia. He died in peace surrounded by his family. Ryan was 38 years old. He was a principal in the family business, Aucoin Hart Jewelers. Ryan was passionate about diamonds and handled creative advertising, diamond buying and many other vital roles. He was also well known and beloved throughout the jewelry industry. Ryan is survived by his wife, Crystalyn, baby son Winston, his parents, Tommy Sr. and Donna Aucoin, brother and sister-in-law Tommy Jr. and Tricia, as well as the staff and friends of the store.”

Read more at the New Orleans Advocate

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