Drew Ryan Anderson, 22, of Kansas City, KS., passed away Saturday, October 1, 2011 at K U Medical Center in Kansas City, KS. He will forever be remembered as a loving son, brother, grandson, nephew and friend to everyone he met. Drew was born on May 24, 1989 in Neu-Ulm, Germany to Kent and Wendee (Kost) Anderson. He suffered from muscular dystrophy since childhood. Drew graduated from Piper High School in 2007, and attended The University of Kansas School of Journalism and Mass Communications. He graduated with a degree in May of 2011. During college, Drew also served as Copy chief for the University Daily Kansan, and intern for the Lawrence Journal World. Drew was a crazy, die-hard KU sports fan. and kept himself very active with the Muscular Dystrophy Assoc. He was also a member of VFW Post #6654 auxiliary in Desoto, KS. Drew is preceded in death by his grandfather; Richard Kost, and his faithful companion Cleo. Survivors include his parents; Kent and Wendee Anderson of the home, along with his brother; Tanner Anderson, grandmother; Frances Kost, grandfather; John Rosenbaum and his wife Ellen of Metamora, IL., grandparents; Gary Anderson and his wife Marilyn of Lawrence, KS. and Virgil Newell and his wife Alice of Baldwin City, KS., great grandmothers; Beulah Anderson, Lenora Crumet both of Lawrence, KS., and Shirley Rosenbaum of Metamora, IL. Drew is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins. Funeral Services will be 9:30 a.m. Thursday, October 6, 2011 at St. Patrick Catholic Church 1086 N. 94th Street Kansas City, KS. Burial in Gate Of Heaven Catholic Cemetery. Visitation will be 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 5, 2011 at the Chapel Hill-Butler Funeral Home. In Lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to: The Muscular Dystrophy Association 8700 Indian Creek Pkwy. Suite #340 Overland Park, KS. 66210. Condolences may be left at www.chapelhill-butler.com.