Posted By:decmay
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Subject:Re: ROBERT RUSKIN (AIRFORCE) - HELP NEEDED
Post Date:September 24, 2012 at 20:15:43
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Rootsweb has the California Death Index:

http://vitals.rootsweb.ancestry.com/ca/death/search.cgi
You can post a note on search result, so anyone in the future looking him up will find your message. You can also look up grandparents in death index.

Robert B Ruskin same dob, in Illinois, dod Dec 22, 1975 in Los Angeles County.

Even though he was born in 1930 he seems to be listed as a grandson in the 1930 Federal census. Also in the 1940 US Federal census at age 10 as son, in Chicago, Cook Co IL.
Ancestry has him listed in the Cook County, IL Birth Index and can order a copy of birth certificate.

Father born French Canada, mother PA with her (they are living in household in 1930 census)parents surname Marcus b. Russia with Jewish spoken in the home.

There is a family tree on Ancestry and has middle name as "Buddy" died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles County CA. had 2 spouses and one child (with 2nd spouse listed ) all listed a "Private"
mother Cele Marcus died 1976 and father Lewis Ruskin 1974.

LA Times Nov 13, 1973 obit of Louis Ruskin, husband of Cele, father of Robert Ruskin and Sandra Epstein, brother of Jack Ruskin, Shirley Jacobs, Dorothy Walker, Rose Iacapetti, Rita Marx, Anita Goldshear, Babe Blindell and Sophie Ellis also survived by 5 grandchildren. Buried in Eden memorial Park. Gorman Morturay did services.

Someone listed in obit should have pics of family.

Also post to the Ruskin and Marcus surname message board on Rootsweb. http://boards.rootsweb.com/?o_iid=33216&o_lid=33216&o_sch=Web+Property