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Patricia Ann Ruckle


1937 - 2016 Obituary Condolences
Patricia Ann Ruckle Obituary
PATRICIA ANN RUCKLE 1937 - 2016 Patricia Ann Ruckle, 78, a ten-year resident of Boise, ID, passed away Friday, May 13, 2016 at the Good Samaritan Society, Boise Village after a brave battle with cancer. Born in 1937 in Bellevue, Ohio, to Louis and Louise Pasqualin, Patricia was a 1954 graduate of Bellevue High School. After receiving her degree from Michigan State University in Lansing, Michigan, in 1958, she was employed by Houghton Mifflin and traveled extensively in Europe as an Educational Consultant for the U.S. Department of Defense. On March 2, 1968, she married Gary Ruckle, originally of Wichita, Kansas. After successful careers in Detroit and New York City, the couple moved to Riverside, California. While in California, Patricia was President of Ruckle & White Corporate Graphics in Riverside. Among her many professional accomplishments, she was the first recipient of the prestigious ATHENA of the Inland Valleys Award. She was preceded in death by her parents. She is survived by her loving husband, Gary Ruckle of Boise; her brother, John Pasqualin of Payette, ID; and her sister, Barbara Pasqualin Caruso of Belmont, Massachusetts, along with many close relatives and dear friends. At Patricia's request, there will be no service. In lieu of flowers or gifts, the family asks for donations to the Good Samaritan Society of Boise, ID, 3115 Sycamore Drive, Boise, ID, 83703-4199; (PH: 208-343-7726). The family would like to acknowledge the staff at Good Samaritan for their exceptional quality of care, service and attention which wholly contributed to Patricia's comfort, joy and quality of life in her last days.


Published in Press-Enterprise on May 29, 2016
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