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Jack Sherwood Rucker

Jack Sherwood Rucker passed away peacefully at home surrounded by family and friends on June 10, 2012 at the age of 84. Remembered as a kind, loving and generous man, Jack was dedicated to his family, church and community. Jack was born and raised in Pullman, Washington, the son of Ruth and Claude Rucker. He attended Washington State College and the University of Washington, served his country in Korea and worked at US Plywood and Maple Leaf Ace Hardware until May 2012. Jack loved woodworking, gardening, winemaking and bridge playing. He is survived by his remarkable wife of 51 years, Evelyn, his daughter, Andrea, son Paul, daughter-in-law Noy, granddaughters Saetia and Ashlyn, sister June Ross and her loving family. A celebration of Jack's life will be held at 1 pm on Sunday, July 8, 2012 at University Congregational United Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to UCHA, c/o UCCUCC, 4515 16th Avenue NE, Seattle, WA 98105-4201 or P-Patch Trust, PO Box 19748, Seattle, WA 98109-6748.
Published in The Seattle Times on June 17, 2012
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