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OFFICIAL OBITUARY FOR

David Ernest Ruiter

1948 - 2021

Grants Pass, OR

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David Ernest Ruiter, 73, of Grants Pass, died February 4, 2021, at his home, following an extended illness. Dave was born February 2, 1948, in Muskegon, Michigan, to Ernest and Rhea Ruiter (Wilk). In 1966 he graduated from Grand Haven High School and in 1970 he graduated from Michigan State University with a degree in Fisheries Biology. After being drafted into the US Army in 1970, he had the opportunity to live in and enjoy the culture of Germany for a year. In 1970 Dave married Terry...

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Dave and Pat Mayhew

February 25, 2021 1:28 PM

We came together as young field biologists; our families soon joined in friendship. Always in our hearts.
Dave and Pat Mayhew


A Grove of 3 Memorial Trees was planted in memory of David Ernest Ruiter

Gayle and Bruce Magee

February 25, 2021 12:09 PM

Bruce and I are truly happy to know that some wonderful
trees will pick up where “Ruiter” passed from the circle of life — a fitting way to honor him and his work on behalf of our beloved earth.
Gayle and Bruce Magee


A Grove of 3 Memorial Trees was planted in memory of David Ernest Ruiter

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February 25, 2021 9:24 AM

Uncle Dave, you will always continue to inspire our joy and respect for the environment. Your wit, love and conversations over beers will be greatly missed!


A Grove of 3 Memorial Trees was planted in memory of David Ernest Ruiter

Kate Eaton

March 3, 2021 2:28 PM

I wish I had known you longer and better - you are gone too soon.
Kate Eaton

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Tim Baldwin

March 1, 2021 10:16 AM

A great way to remember a great guy
Tim Baldwin

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