Hurlbut, Ralph J. Ralph J. Hurlbut passed away at the age of 87. Retired Personnel Director, Oshkosh Area Public Schools. He was known and respected for his professional expertise and dedicated leadership in church and community activities. He graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, where he received his Bachelors of Science degree in Education and Masters of Science degree in Education. He continued with graduate studies at Arizona State University and California State University. He went on to become principal at Elementary and Middle Schools, Oshkosh Area Public Schools. Ralph enjoyed the Waupaca area with family and friends, hunting and fishing. Private services were held. Holly Funeral Home 532 S. Main St. Waupaca, WI. Beloved husband of Mary Hurlbut. Loving father of Gregory Hurlbut, Victoria McCall and James Hurlbut. Devoted grandfather of Nathan Hurlbut, Ashley Friede and Sarah McCall. Further survived by brothers Daniel Hurlbut and Michael Hurlbut.