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Nicholas Anthony Ruiz

It is with great sadness that the family of Nicholas Anthony Ruiz announces his passing on Friday, April 6th, 2018, at the age of 72 years.

Nick will be lovingly remembered by his children Susan, Amanda, Nicholas; Son-in-law’s Michael and Steven; his brother John, sister Carolyn; and Grandchildren Jake, Evan & Baby Swanson. Nick will be forever remembered by his extended family and friends.

Nick had a boistrious laugh and enjoyed filling a room with his larger than life humor. Nick was self proclaimed as “Nice Nick” who truly did have a special place for all the family and friends who have come and gone in his life.

A funeral service in memory of Nick will be held Friday, April 13th at 10:00 am at Bueler Funeral Home, 14 W Hulet Drive, Chandler, AZ 85225.


  • Stacy Ebe Posted April 12, 2018 10:45 PM

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Keep your memories close and may they bring you peace.

  • Abe Velasquez Posted April 13, 2018 7:56 AM

    Nick and I shared many experiences. He had a humor all his own. When said “He was a good guy” someone had spent time with Nick.
    God bless the Ruiz family on.their loss.

  • Anamaria Quintanilla Posted April 13, 2018 8:02 AM

    Carolyn, I’m so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Angela Suggs Posted April 13, 2018 11:41 AM

    Carolyn, I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved brother. Praying for you all.

  • Buddy Jobe Posted April 15, 2018 9:00 AM

    So sorry for your loss. I had loss track of Nick since high school at Chandler. Even though he was a year behind me I knew him very well. We played football together for several seasons. I remember tgat great smile and wonderful attitude. Rest In Peace my friend.

  • Debbi Stevens Posted April 17, 2018 6:59 PM

    My thoughts and prayers are with Nick’s family during this time. So sorry for your loss.

  • Cathy McGann Posted May 4, 2018 4:01 PM

    Nicky, Amanda and Susan, We were saddened to learn of your father’s passing and want you know you’ve been in our thoughts and prayers. Many fond memories of Nick continue to surface as we share our favorite stories about Nick, the brother in-law, the friend and uncle. Your father lives on within our hearts and his passing makes this world a little lonelier. Love to you from the McGann’s; Cathy, Michael, Bradley, Stephanie and Bob.

  • Norma Herman Risch Posted May 9, 2018 3:04 AM

    My thoughts and prayers to Nick’s family. We were friends in high school, I was in the class of ‘62 and he was in ‘63. He was such a fun loving person with an infectious smile. Rest In Peace dear friend.

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