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Obituary for Eddie Joe Ruybal

Longtime Alamosa resident Eddie Joe Ruybal, 67, passed away on April 8, 2021. He was born on July 20, 1953 in Alamosa, Colorado to Bernie and Alice (Lucero) Ruybal. Eddie attended Los Sauses elementary from grades 1-3 and then moved to Sanford schools, where he graduated. He attended Adams State for 2 years. Following college, he worked many years as a custodian for the Alamosa School District. Eddie enjoyed fishing, hiking, camping, looking for arrowheads and he loved his dogs. He had a big heart and was always willing to help a friend in need. He will be greatly missed by his close friend Rocky Gallegos, who spent a lot of time with him.

Eddie is survived by his wife Teena Cross, his siblings, Rebecca Carter of Lakewood, Colorado, Jimmy Ruybal of Fruita, Colorado, Millie DeHerrera of Westminster, Colorado and Linda Media of Alamosa as well as numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Cremation was selected and services will be held at a later time. To express condolences, please visit

Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa is in care of the arrangements.