Alan Lee Ruback

Oct 25, 1945 - Oct 23, 2022


Alan Lee Ruback, age 76, of Coralville, Iowa, passed away October 23, 2022, two days short of his 77th birthday. Al was born October 25, 1945, in Denison, Iowa, to the late Richard J. and Alta (Epstein) Ruback. He graduated from Denison High School in 1963 and attended the University of Iowa,...


Nov 3


Thursday, November 3, 2022
10:30 am

Dow City Cemetery

Crawford County
Dow City, IA 51528

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Alan Lee Ruback

October 25, 1945 - October 23, 2022


L Lynn Swette October 27, 2022

I first met Al in California when I was newly married and we were visiting my brother in Sacramento, who was also in the military and worked in the pharmacy with Al. Over the next 50 yrs we had some contact when he visited my brother & sister in law and later we became good friends. We visited via the phone, traveled to each others homes, went to movies, saw plays, or just visited. He spoke frequently of how proud he was of his nephews, nieces and the rest of the family. He genuinely loved cats and took very good care of them. He will be missed but he is with GOD now and at peace.

J Judy Jepsen October 27, 2022

I remember Alan well. A great guy! So sorry for your loss.
Judy Jensen Jepsen

B Butch Miller October 26, 2022

In 1967-68, my ex was in the Air Force stationed at Eglin AFB. Several times I saw a doctor on base. Accidentally ran into Alan who waited on me at the base pharmacy when I was getting a prescription filled. He was THRILLED to meet someone from the Denison vicinity. As I recall, we had him for dinner once. His gift to us was a huge industrial can of Crisco (he said it was the base for their version of Monistat!), as well as 10# of sugar and a large can of cherry Kool-Aid. He proudly told us, "we make our own baby aspirin and those are the two main ingredients. We had warehouses of it!"

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