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Ibolya Ryan’s kids, ex honor US teacher slain in Abu Dhabi: 'Going to make mommy proud'

The three children and ex-husband mourning the loss of 47-year-old mother Ibolya Ryan, who was stabbed to death in the bathroom of a mall in Abu Dhabi on Dec. 3, are trying to be brave in the wake of her tragic loss. "We're going to make mommy proud,'' ex-husband Paul Ryan told TODAY's Keir Simmons.Here's more on what Ryan's ex-husband and her three kids, Timea, 13, and twins Adam and Aidan, 11,

The three children and ex-husband mourning the loss of 47-year-old mother Ibolya Ryan, who was stabbed to death in the bathroom of a mall in Abu Dhabi on Dec. 3, are trying to be brave in the wake of her tragic loss. 

"We're going to make mommy proud,'' ex-husband Paul Ryan told TODAY's Keir Simmons.

Here's more on what Ryan's ex-husband and her three kids, Timea, 13, and twins Adam and Aidan, 11, had to say. 

  • "She always just wanted to help you,'' Timea said. "She sacrificed herself for other people, (and) would never rest if she knew that someone needed her help." 

  • "I think she'd be proud of how we got through this, (and) try to give us strength,'' Timea said. 


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