GLENMONT – Marcos E. Ruiz, 87, formerly of South Lane, Ravena,
passed away at his home in Van Allen Senior Apartments. He was born
in Santa Barbara, CA, son of the late Jose G. Ruiz and Dolores
Amezquinta. Marcos was the beloved husband to the late Judith H. (Harlfinger)
Ruiz for over 39 years.
Marcos graduated from Santa Barbara High School in 1945 and
immediately enlisted into active duty in the U.S. Navy serving in
WWII and later was drafted into the Korean War. Marcos earned a BA
from the University of California Santa Barbara and from the
American Institute for Foreign Trade. He was employed by RCA at the
Air Force Missile Test Center, Cape Canaveral, FL; Torrington
Construction in Lake George, NY and Callanan Industries of South
Bethlehem, NY from where he retired in 1995.
Survivors include his two sons, M. Andrew Ruiz (Beth Miller Ruiz) of
Delmar and James H. Ruiz (Kimberly Boring Ruiz) of Chesterfield,
VA; two granddaughters, Lindsay Ruiz of Albany, NY and Amy Ruiz of
Chesterfield, VA; sister, Marie Estele Mackey of Santa Barbara,
CA; and several nieces and nephews.
Private services will be held at Mt. Pleasant Cemetery, So.
Bethlehem, NY. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his name
to the Arthritis Foundation, PO Box 96280, Washington D.C. 20077 or
Community Hospice of Albany, 445 New Karner Road, Albany, NY 12205.