Aug. 23, 2016 Mrs. Mary Jane Fruit Rueda, 91, passed away at The Cottages of Nampa Assisted Living from Alzheimer's. She attended UC Davis until it was closed during WWII. She worked and retired as a Social Worker for Yolo County. Mary Jane spent and dedicated her life to helping others. She was an extraordinary minister for 10 years taking communion to the elderly. She is survived by her brother, Fred R. McGrew Jr. of Woodland; son, James D. Fruit of Morgan Hill; daughter, Rozanne Gans of Caldwell, ID; seven grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren and numerous nephews and nieces. She is preceded in death by her husband of nearly 40 years, Robert W. Fruit; son, Dennis R. Fruit, and her second husband of nearly 20 years, Dr. Frank J. Rueda. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, Oct. 22, at 10 a.m., at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. There will be a private burial at St. Joseph's Cemetery.
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