Donald (Skip) Ruch Jr., age 58, of Shelton, passed away peacefully September 13, 2013 at his home. He was born in St. Louis, MO on March 10, 1955, son of Donald Ruch Sr. the late Jeannine (Tullis) Ruch.
A long time resident of Norwalk, he graduated from Norwalk High School and then from Bethany College.
In addition to his father, he is survived by his two brothers, John of Napa, CA and Jim of Ashville, NC. Survivors also include his daughter Kelley, his son Colin, and two grandchildren.
Much of his business career was as the publisher of Turbomachinery, a trade magazine for the power equipment business.
Friends may greet his family Tuesday, Sept. 17 from 5:00-7:00p.m. at the Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave, Norwalk. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Bridgeport Animal Shelter, 236 Evergreen St, Bridgeport, CT 06606. For directions or to leave online condolence, please go to: Magnerfuneralhome.com