October 28, 1928 August 14, 2011
Rafael Ruiz Campos passed away at his home in Carstairs AB, surrounded by his family on Sunday, August 14, 2011 at the age of 82 years. He leaves to mourn his passing his wife of 43 years Laura; as well as his children, Francisca (Ernesto) Guardado, Roxana (Gonzalo) De La O, Carlos (Jennifer) Ruiz and Elena (Gustavo) Ruiz-Silva; his grandchildren, Fernando, Antonio Guardado; Christian, Sofia De La O; Angelica, Tyron Ruiz and Ashley, Joshua, Vanesa Ruiz; his siblings Felipe, Jorge, Luis, Benjamin Ruiz, Elisa Hernandez and all their families. He was predeceased by his parents and four brothers and one sister. Rafael loved to spend time outdoors especially to fish and enjoyed watching soccer. Rafael was always fixing and repairing things even until the last week of his life. Rafael will be forever in our hearts and although he is gone his legacy will continue to live on through his family. A Funeral Mass will be Celebrated at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, 2519 Edmonton Trail NE, Calgary, Today Thursday, August 18, 2011 at 10:00am. A Viewing will be held this evening from 6:30 8:30pm. Interment will take place in San Salvador, El Salvador. Donations may be made in Rafael’s name to the Didsbury Home Care, PO Bag 130 Didsbury, AB T0M 0W0, Attention Didsbury Home Care. Messages of condolence may be forwarded to the family at www.piersons.ca.