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RUGG, Lt. Col. Richard W.

RUGG - Lt. Col. Richard W. September 14, 2017 of Holland, NY, age 90 years. Beloved husband for 64 wonderful, happy years to Bobbie J. (nee King) Rugg; dear father of James R. (Cathy), David P. (Sharon) Rugg, Mark A. (Wendy) Rugg and Laurie (David) Harkins; grandfather of James (Jolene) Rugg Jr., Crystal Mizulski, Christopher (Melissa) Rugg, Laurel (Charlie) Price, Emily (Matthew) Green, Amanda (Arthur) Hackett, Jessica (Jesse) Schwab, David James Harkins and Joshua Harkins and 14 great-grandchildren; brother of William (late Marj) Rugg and the late Jeanne (Gordon) Schorr. Friends may call Sunday and Monday, 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the WOOD FUNERAL HOME, 784 Main St., East Aurora. Funeral Services will be held Tuesday at 10 AM at the First Presbyterian Church, 9 Paine St., corner of Main St., East Aurora, NY. Interment: White Chapel Memorial Park, Amherst, NY. Mr. Rugg worked in the Holland Central School district for 27 years as a teacher, vice principal, and coach. If desired, contributions may be made to Buffalo Niagara Honor Flight Inc., PO Box 426, Clarence, NY 14031. Please share your condolences at

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