Richard V. Ruffo, 86, passed away peacefully on January 9, 2010.
Surviving are his wife, Jay; son, Richard and wife, Diane; and grandchildren, Elena and Nicholas.
Friends may meet with the family at the funeral home on Wednesday, January 13, from 5 until 7 p.m. Memorials to the Racine Community Foundation, Racine Art Museum or Prairie School have been suggested.
The family would like to extend a special thanks to the Fire Department Paramedics and the Emergency Department staff at Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare.
Purath-Strand Funeral Home & Crematory
3915 Douglas Ave., Racine (262) 639-8000