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Ezequiel Wvaldo Ruiz, Jr.

March 27, 1966November 16, 2020
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Ezequiel Wvaldo Ruiz Jr., 54, passed away on November 16, 2020 in Las Vegas, Nevada. He was born on March 27, 1966 in Santa Maria, California to Ezequiel Ruiz and Evangelina Palacios, and raised in Santa Maria, CA and Eronga, Michoacán, Mexico with his seven siblings. He is survived by his wife, Erzsebet; his daughters, Denise, Sharon, Alexia, and Aylin; his granddaughter, Samantha; and his siblings, Mishele, Shannon, Russell, Hania, Maria, Lenin, and Rosa. Services were held at Palm Southwest Mortuary in Las Vegas. Ezequiel’s cremated remains will be laid to rest in both Erongarícuaro Cemetery in Erongarícuaro, Michoacán, Mexico and near Budapest, Hungary.

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Angela De La Garza

December 1, 2020

Such a beautiful soul I had the pleasure of getting to know. One in million Zeke; I will miss you. Our conversations over coffee; I thank you. Thank you for deep conversations and educating me on so much. Thank you for being my ally. Homie your struggle is over; may you rest in peace. xoxox

Jorge Hernandez

November 21, 2020

Recivan nuestro más sentido pésame de parte de la familia Hernández Ruiz.
Cada vez que nos veíamos era agradable la platica que teníamos o el trago que compartíamos primo checo siempre fuiste un gran ser humano .
RIP Primaso

Jose Ruiz

November 21, 2020

RIP Big Brother 💔🙏

Zulma Chinchilla

November 21, 2020

I got relocated from my job December 2018 from California to Las Vegas. I became manager of the alarm company he work for. I didn’t know nobody, I was alone, scared, coming out of a nasty separation/ divorce. He was friendly, kind and always giving me great advice. Called me “Zulmita” only my grandma use to call me that. He wanted to take me shooting so I knew how to protect myself. He was surrounded by his beautiful girls and wife and that’s how he treated us in the office like family. Always caring about others, it was always nice to be around him. I’m gonna miss you bro. Rest In Peace.

Neida Novoa

November 21, 2020

Descansa en paz, cuñadito,siempre estarás en nuestro corazón.

Kat & Russell Dodds

November 21, 2020

Although we only knew you for a few years it felt like we knew you for so much longer. We had so many common interests and could listen to your stories about your travels for ages!!

Listening to your stories about growing up and stories about Mexico was brilliant. We know you would have loved to be able to show us around and we hope you have finally made it to the ranch you so looked forward to retiring to.

We were so proud when you came over to Scotland to visit us and we were able to give you a special tour of the Highlands and take you to the Whisky distillery. We could see how much you enjoyed learning more about the culture and tasting the food and drink ;-)

It was great to be able to return the favour and come to see you both in Vegas last year. Your hospitality was brilliant and our little tourist trip to the Grand Canyond was one of our personal life highlights.

We were going to speak to you to come down to Mexico in the next few years for the Day of the Dead festival, we would like to still do this and maybe we can meet some of your family when we are down there.

Wherever country we travel to now we will always have a toast for you as we know how big a passion it was to embrace new cultures wherever you went!

Be free Zeke - we will meet up for a beer (and mezkal) later, save us a space at the bar.

Susana Alvarez Ponce

November 21, 2020

Familia Ruiz las acompaño en su dolor 🙏🏻
Ezequiel fue un gran amigo siempre atento y con un gran corazón. 🙏🏻😢

David Ruiz

November 20, 2020

Seguro deja un gran dolor con su partida pero también muchas alegrías y buenos recuerdos.
Te extrañaré mucho carnalito..

Mis condolencias para toda su familia

Descanse en paz

Cristina Vázquez

November 19, 2020

En vida siempre una buena persona, atento y amable, la familia Garibay Vázquez envía condolencias a su familia y para Ezequiel mucha luz en su camino

Jeremy Robinson

November 19, 2020

You were funny, caring and supportive. You made the world a better place. I'm glad I could know you.
Love and condolences,
Jeremy

Biography

Ezequiel Wvaldo Ruiz Jr. was a man for whom actions would speak louder than words. He was observant, with an ability to be simultaneously spontaneous and keenly perceptive. Ezequiel was modest in his actions and literal in his thoughts and in the manner in which he communicated with others. When Ezequiel said something, he meant it.

Ezequiel was born on March 27, 1966 at Our Lady of Perpetual Help Hospital in Santa Maria, California to Ezequiel Ruiz and Evangelina Palacios. He was raised in Santa Maria, California and Eronga, Michoacán, Mexico with seven siblings, Mishele, Shannon, Russell, Hania, Maria, Lenin, and Rosa. During his childhood, family and friends viewed Ezequiel as a quiet and reserved person. In fact, he was a fairly curious child who loved being outdoors and absorbing all the sensory input that nature could provide. He was always staying active, especially when it came to playing soccer. At age 16, he even won a trophy in a soccer championship. He loved tackling projects that were right in front of him and working on them until he got them figured out. Experience was Ezequiel’s best teacher. He graduated from ETI 4 Pátzcuaro, Michoacán, Mexico in 1981.

Even though Ezequiel’s circle of friends was somewhat small, it was a strong and loyal group, and Ezequiel liked nothing better than to spend his free time with them. Ezequiel was well known for always being up front and open, never hiding his true feelings, qualities that drew deep loyalty from his friends because they understood and appreciated him for the person he was. Throughout his life, he became good friends with Jose “Frijol”, Homero “El Negro”, Gustavo “Gus”, Jose “Ochis” and Aron “Mocoso”.

This same loyalty and up front honesty Ezequiel shared with his friends carried over to other aspects of his life, including his relationships with his family. On February 14, 2012, Ezequiel exchanged wedding vows with Erzsebet Wittmann at the Court House of Las Vegas, Nevada. He was also blessed with four daughters, Denise, Sharon, Alexa, and Aylin; and one granddaughter, Samantha. Ezequiel’s family was rounded out by his cherished pets, Milo and Gizmo, for many years.

In his work life, Ezequiel was the kind of person who had no difficulty in taking on a project and seeing it through to its completion. Through his work as an alarm technician, he excelled at dealing with the little details that can derail some people, and once he understood exactly why he was working on a project, he could plow full steam ahead. When not at work, Ezequiel loved to hang out with his friends, make mezcal and wine, and attend rock concerts. He was also something of a sports fan, and his love for soccer continued throughout his life. Ezequiel was also a man who loved to travel. He enjoyed learning about different locales and was open to exploring new and different places. Favorite vacations included Mexico, Hungary, Austria, Germany, Czech Republic, and Scotland.

Ezequiel passed away on November 16, 2020 at Southern Hills Hospital in Las Vegas, Nevada. He is survived by his wife, Erzsebet; his daughters, Denise, Sharon, Alexia, and Aylin; his granddaughter, Samantha; and his siblings, Mishele, Shannon, Russell, Hania, Maria, Lenin, and Rosa. Services were held at Palm Southwest Mortuary in Las Vegas. Ezequiel’s cremated remains will be laid to rest in both Erongarícuaro Cemetery in Erongarícuaro, Michoacán, Mexico and near Budapest, Hungary.

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