Stanley Ruby
1937 - 2021
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Ruby, Stanley
Feb 23, 1937 - Jan 2, 2021
Stanley Ruby, of Sarasota, FL formerly of Cincinnati, OH passed away on Saturday, January 2, 2021 at the age of 83.

Stanley was raised in Central City, Kentucky, where he was captain of the high school basketball team and where his lifetime love of University of Kentucky basketball began. He attended Vanderbilt University, earning both his bachelor and law degrees. While at Vanderbilt, Stanley made lifelong friends and met his soon to be wife Sara Ann Brown. Thereafter, he attended NYU and earned his LLM in Taxation.
Stanley began his career in Washington D.C. he was a clerk for Judge Tannenwald, Jr. on the United States Tax Court. He continued his career as an attorney in the tax division at the Department of Justice. After moving to Cincinnati to be closer to his mother and extended family, he joined Dick Schwartz and Denny Manes to form the law firm Schwartz, Manes and Ruby, where he stayed for 40 plus years. He was passionate about his work, forming many close professional relationships and friendships with clients that spanned decades.
After 50 years in Wyoming, he retired to Sarasota with Sara to be closer to family. He loved his time with Sara until she passed in April 2018. He adored all his grandchildren and always made time for them. Stanley was grateful to have wonderful friends from Wyoming welcome him and help make Sarasota his new home.
Stanley was predeceased by his beloved wife of 54 years, Sara, his Father David and Mother Dorothy.
He is survived by his loving daughters, Jill (Alan) Spiegel of Deerfield, IL and Allison (Fred) Cochran of Sarasota, FL; and cherished grandchildren, Ben, Drew, Emma, Audrey and Chloe. He will be remembered for his love of family, calm and gentle presence and quick wit. The world truly lost a one of a kind genuine soul. Stanley was a devoted and loving husband, father and grandfather that will be dearly missed by all.
Memorial Contributions may be made for Parkinson's research to www.michaeljfox.org, in Stan's Memory.

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Published in Herald Tribune from Jan. 7 to Jan. 10, 2021.
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January 12, 2021
So profoundly saddened to learn of Stan’s passing. A gentleman through and through. We first met Stan in 1978, actually through common acquaintance with his lovely mom in Kentucky. Stan represented us in practice and personal matters for over 35 or so years. Funny how our professional relationship became so personal, as he and Sara were included in our family lifecycle events as he took such a special interest in our growing up, as he did in his pride of raising his family.....never missing an opportunity to tell us how Sara and his kids were doing, and inquiring about our kids and my parents who he had met. A finer friend, confidant, advisor, attorney and caregiver, one will never find and our hearts are heavy with his loss. May his memory always be a blessing for you, his loving legacy as it will remain in our hearts forever. Joel and Ellen Golub.
Joel Golub
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January 11, 2021
Stan Graber and I (wife) knew your father from our time at VU. When our first son was born in Washington, DC, your father drew up our first will. What wonderful parents and grandparents they must have been, Sara Graber
Sara Graber
Friend
January 9, 2021
We were very saddened to hear that Stan has passed on. We were clients of his and became family friends. We have such fond memories of Stan and Sara- from Sunday brunches, Reds games, or our children’s birthday parties; they will both be missed by us for years to come. May his soul Rest In Peace.
Manny and Elizabeth Chopra
Friend
January 8, 2021
Dick and I were blessed with being neighbors of the Ruby Family for over 40 years. We shared the memories of our children and grandchildren. Stan and Sara will be in our hearts and memories for our lifetimes for their kindness and friendship. Jan & Dick Evans
Dick and Jan Evans
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