James Ruckstuhl

August 10, 1938 ~ March 3, 2023 (age 84) 84 Years Old

James Ruckstuhl Obituary

Passed away peacefully at the Perth & Smiths Falls District Hospital on Friday, March 3, 2023 at the age of 84 with his loving family by his side. Jim will be forever missed by his devoted wife and best friend Sharon (nee McQuigge) of 66 years. Cherished father of Karen Steele (Robert) of Sharbot Lake, Kim Gould (Ken) of Clarendon Station, Keena Brash (Mike) of Sharbot Lake, Helen Lamont (late Dale) of Kaladar and Barb Curtis of Madoc. He will be lovingly remembered by his grandchildren Tanya (Adam), Terra, Murray (Bonnie), Steven (Robyn), Joey, Robert (Emily), Katie (Jessie), Anthony (Crystal), Ashley (Joel) and Hayley, as well as his great-grandchildren Wyatt, Hayden, Logan, Skyleigh, Faith, Taylor, Austin, DJ, Elliott, Tanisha, Kaylyn, Emma, Holden, Mason, Zoe, Reese, Parker, Cole, Owen, Liam, Ashton, Emmett and Preston. Beloved brother-in-law of Robert McQuigge (Cecilia) of Belleville, Wayne McQuigge (Freda) of Tweed and Susan McQuigge (late Elwood). Jim will be lovingly remembered by his many nieces, nephews, great nieces and nephews, great-great nieces and nephews, friends and many other relatives. Predeceased by his parents Roy and Clara Ruckstuhl as well as his brother Ron Ruckstuhl. The family wish to extend a special thank you to the nurses and staff in ICU and the 3rd floor of The Perth Hospital. An extra special thank you to Robin and Amy for being there for us through this difficult time. A graveside service will be held at Foxes Cemetery, Eldorado in the spring. Online condolences, photos and memories can be shared with the family at

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