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Robert R. Ruchti II


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Robert R. Ruchti II Obituary
1938 - 2016 Robert R. Ruchti II, 1938-2016. Chief Executive Officer of Ruchti Inc., Ruchti Beef Packers, Ruchti Oil Co., Ruchti Transport among others. After attending California State Polytechnic University - Pomona he revitalized the companies started by his father and uncles, he consulted for several industries and the public sector including the L.A. County Commission on Economy and Efficiency. Ruchti contributed his time, talents and resources to numerous philanthropies including Shriners Hospitals-Potentate of El Bekal Shrine-1974, Las Floristas Charities, Nat. Multiple Sclerosis Society-Marilyn Hilton Center at UCLA, Vikings Charities (Chief of Vikings in 1986), among others. He devoted his time to being a mentor to entrepreneurs and startups. Family, Friends and even Clients will remember him as "Uncle Bob." Predeceased by his parents Robert Sr. and Mary, he is survived by his lovely wife of 50 years Diana, daughter Nicole (Frank), grandson Reed, son Robert III, and nephew Donald Pierro II (Katherine). Services Thursday, September 8 at 11am at Sky Rose Chapel in Rose Hills Memorial Park, private interment, reception to follow; for information call 702-682-4589. In lieu of flowers please contribute to the above named charities.
Published in the Los Angeles Times on Sept. 8, 2016
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