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Robert Bruce Rutherford

March 1, 1928 ~ June 7, 2019 (age 91)


Robert Bruce Rutherford, age 93, passed away June 7, 2019.

He was born in El Paso, TX to Samuel Weidensaul and Dorothy Irene (Vollertsen) Rutherford, which is where he grew up.  He was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in World War II.  He graduated from Harvard College and worked many years as a management consultant in New England and the Midwest.  He raised Angus cattle and planted thousands of trees.

He is survived by his wife, Emily Benua Rutherford, of Granville, OH; children, David Ellsbury Rutherford, Anne Rutherford Smykal, Katherine Swan Rutherford, Thomas Porter Rutherford, and Stephen Platt Rutherford; and ten grandchildren and one great-grandson.

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