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Robert Ruiz '55 January 31, 2017 4:13 PM updated: January 31, 2017 4:14 PM

Community Funeral Service obituary
1301 B South Beach Blvd.
La Habra, CA 90631
Phone: (562) 947-1960
Fax: (562) 947-1910

Robert Ruiz
June 10th, 1933 - January 6th, 2017
?Robert "Bob" Ruiz was born on June 10, 1933, in East Los Angeles to Bernardo Ruiz and Elena Palacio Ruiz. Bob worked hard all of his life beginning at a young age by mowing lawns and selling newspapers. He attended Garfield High School and went on to attend Texas A&M where, in 1955, he received a BS in Mechanical Engineering.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents: Bernardo and Elena, his brother: Bernardo Ruiz Jr., and his sisters: Mary Louise (Joaquin) Gamboa and Gloria Ruiz. Bob is survived by his wife: Jean E. Ruiz, sister: Helen (Jim) Mancuso, sister-in-law: Marry Ellen Ruiz, daughters: Denise (Robert) Fracchia and Linda Ruiz, son: Robert M. Ruiz, step-daughter: Denise San Filippo, grandchildren: Elena and Tony (Kristen) Fracchia, Jonathan and Lacey San Filippo, and all of his beloved nieces and nephews.

Bob had a life-long desire to learn with vigor and diligence covering a variety of subjects. His determination and self-discipline, combined with compassion for those in need, made him a unique person.

Events & Services

Memorial Mass
January 13, 2017 · 10:00 AM
13935 Telegraph Rd., Whittier, CA 90604 ·
?St. Gregory the Great

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