May 21, 1965 - February 23, 2020
Claudia Joan Ruiz, of Granada Hills, CA. passed away on February 23, 2020 in Mission Hills, CA., surrounded by her loved ones. She was 54 years old. Vigil will be held on Wednesday , March 4, 2020 beginning at 5:00 P.M. with a Rosary at 7:00 P.M. at Utter McKinley 11071 Columbus Ave. Mission Hills, CA 91345. Funeral will be held on Thursday, March 5, 2020 at 10:30 A.M. at St. John Baptist De La Salle Church 16555 Chatsworth Street, Granada Hills, CA with burial to follow at San Fernando Mission Catholic Cemetery. Claudia was born in Burbank California on May 21, 1965 to Ralph and Jeanne Ruiz. She graduated from Alemany High School in 1983 and received her Bachelor's degree from Mount St. Mary's University in Los Angles in 1987. Claudia earned two master's degrees, one in special education from Mount St. Mary's University and the other in education administration from California State University Northridge. Claudia worked for Los Angeles Unified School District for over 30 years, first as a Kindergarten Teacher and then she moved into Administrative roles. She was most recently serving as he principal of Glenwood Elementary School in Sun Valley, CA. Outside of work Claudia loved spending time with family and friends, especially her nieces, whom she cherished. Claudia was alson a very talented glass artist using torch-fired glass and kiln-fired tiles to create various plates and desgigns. Claudia is preceded in death by her Father, Ralph Ruiz Sr., She is survied by her Mother, Jeanne Ruiz, her siblings, Carla (Joseph) Kazimir, Caryn (Joseph) Nadeau, Ralph (Adriana) Ruiz Jr., and Charlotte Ruiz. She is also survived by her dearly loved nieces, Pauline Kazimir and Juliette Ruiz; and many beloved Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends.
Claudia Joan Ruiz, of Granada Hills, CA. passed away on February 23, 2020 in Mission Hills, CA., surrounded by her loved ones. She was 54 years old. Vigil will be held on Wednesday , March 4, 2020 beginning at 5:00 P.M. with a Rosary at 7:00... View Obituary & Service Information
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