Fred Ruge, 90

Fred Ruge, age 90 passed away October 12, 2020 at his home in Wailuku. He was born May 18, 1930 in Detroit MI.

Fred leaves behind his twin brother Robert, two younger brothers Paul (Patricia) & William (Deborah, along with many nieces and nephews.

Fred was an adventurous and giving man. He left Michigan in his 30s and lived in the Alaskan Wilderness, Seattle, Arizona and San Francisco before settling down on Maui where he lived his remaining 30+ years. Everywhere Fred went he shared his generous heart and worked to make the lives of the marginalized better. After he retired, his focus was on improving the lives of Veterans both past and present. Fred was predeceased by his parents, Paul J. and Kathrine, his brother George and his sister Elizabeth.

Visitation will be on Sunday November 1, 2020 between 2:00 and 6:00 pm at Ballard’s Mortuary in Kahului.

In lieu of flowers, please send donations to The Salvation Army, Maui County.

Condolences may be made to: www.ballardfamilymortuaries.com