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HEARD-QUIROGA, Ruth Born Jan. 4, 1930, in Phoenix, Ariz. Passed away on Oct. 25, 2012, in Lancaster, Calif. Ruth moved with her parents to Alhambra, Calif., in 1931, and Cottonwood, Ariz., in 1943, returning to Alhambra, Calif., in May 1947. Ruth married Arthur Heard in August 1949, in Los Angeles, Calif., they lived in Los Angeles, Whittier and LaMirada, Calif., before moving to Littlerock, Calif., in 1975, where her husband Art died in August 1989. Ruth married Jesus (Jesse) Quiroga July 25, 2002, and he passed on May 29, 2003. Ruth is survived by her brother Bob Richmond of Bullhead City, Ariz., and her sister Ginny 'Gingie' Anderson (Pete) of Lancaster, Calif., son Rex Heard of Littlerock, Calif., daughter Debbie Keen, (Bob) of Whittier, Calif., grandson Will Heard (Necole) grandson Shaun Keen (Chrissy) granddaughter Stacy Keen Stevens (Mark) and three great-grandchildren and many other family members and friends. Ruth was preceded in death by her sister Auda of Arizona in March 2007. Ruth was a member and secretary of the Lions Club in Littlerock, Calif., until moving to Lancaster, then was a member of the Lancaster Lions Club and secretary for many years. Funeral Service will be held at 3 p.m., Friday, Nov. 2, 2012, at Rose Hills Cemetery, (Hillside Chapel), Whittier, Calif., with interment to follow. For more information contact Ginny Anderson 213-479-4466.

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