Kankakee http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Former Ill. first lady Lura Lynn Ryan dies http://news.stlpublicradio.org/post/former-ill-first-lady-lura-lynn-ryan-dies <p><em>Updated 11:39 a.m. with information that George Ryan was at his wife&#39;s side when she died.</em></p><p>The wife of imprisoned former Illinois Gov. George Ryan has died.</p><p>An attorney for the governor, Andrea Lyon, confirmed that Lura Lynn Ryan died Monday at a Kankakee hospital. She was 76, and had been diagnosed last year with incurable lung cancer. She&#39;d been hospitalized since Friday and had been on a respirator.</p> Tue, 28 Jun 2011 13:10:37 +0000 The Associated Press 1515 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Former Ill. first lady Lura Lynn Ryan dies