October 23, 2012
Harold James Ruby, of Issaquah, passed away Oct. 15, 2012, at University of Washington Medical Center in Seattle. He was 75.
Harold was born Aug. 5, 1937, in Minnesota to Ralph and Margaret Ruby. He was raised in Renton, and graduated from Issaquah High School in 1955.
On Aug. 13, 1965 Harold married Susan Vidonis in Bellevue. They settled in Issaquah, where they raised a family. Harold was self-employed most of his life. He served the Issaquah community for many years through his businesses — Ruby’s Arco, Ruby’s Towing and Eastside Truck Rental and U-Haul.
In his leisure time, Harold enjoyed steelhead fishing, bird hunting and raising game birds. He was a member of Lake Sammamish Elks Lodge No. 1843 and has served as Grand Exalted Ruler.