I have just watched the talk and think Patrick needs to be congratulated on an excellent talk on a difficult subject.
It maybe that as a giant bomb user I connected with some of the things he talked about more, as we followed him through some of them. But when he talked about the thread the community made for him after his fathers passing I started to well up. I also thought his closing was one of the best I have heard.
Good on you sir you did yourself and the giant bomb community proud.
Here's an idea. May not be a good one but here goes.......
Why doesn't the community contact New Balance and ask if they could make a 'special' custom pair that could be auctioned off to raise money for charity or Ryan's family. I am sure we could all come up with some ideas for the right color scheme and wording ect.