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Alexander Ruiz, Sr. passed away February 4, 2011 in Riverside, California at the age of 71 years. He was born in Aguada, Puerto Rico to Regaldo Ruiz and Florentina Lopez Ruiz. Alex had lived in Riverside for 10 years, the prior 28 in Gardena, CA. Mr. Ruiz joined the U.S. Navy from 1958 to 1963, he then joined the U.S. Army National Guard and retired in 1999 as a first sargeant. Alex was also a technical engineer for Fox TV, formerly KTTV, retiring in 2003. He enjoyed the industry so much he became an actor and movie extra and was a member of the Screen Actors Guild. After retirement, he had too much time on his hands and went to work for Morongo Casino, Resort and Spa as a stage and live effects crew member for several years. Alexander Ruiz, Sr. is survived by his beloved wife, Rosenda of Riverside, CA. He was the loving father of Alexander Ruiz, Jr. of Riverside, CA, Karen Ruiz-Carbullido of Puyallup, WA and Amy Ruiz-Buntjer of Torrance, CA; devoted son of Florentina Lopez of Riverside, CA; devoted grandfather of 10 grandchildren and 1 great-grandchild; and special brother of Miguel Ruiz of Puerto Rico and Juanita Perez of New York, NY. Family and friends are invited to St. Catherine Catholic Church at 7050 Brockton Ave., Riverside, CA at 10:00 a.m., Thursday, February 10, 2011 for Mass of Christian Burial. Interment following at Olivewood Memorial Park, Riverside, CA. Please go to www.akesfamilyfuneralhome.com and www.dailybreeze.com/obits to sign the guestbook.

Akes Family Funeral Home
(951) 785-4071
Published in Daily Breeze on Feb. 8, 2011
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