Ruth Madrid

Obituary of Ruth Blake Madrid

On Tuesday, December 20th, 2022, Ruth Blake Madrid, got her wings and went to walk with the angels.  She was 97 years old.  

Ruth Madrid was born in Mountainair, New Mexico on July 4th, 1925, to John Lee Blake and Antonia Aragon Blake.  She married Mike J. Madrid, who preceded in death on June 22, 1995. She was more than happy to be the central figure in lives of her children, grandchildren, and great grandchildren.   Ruth Madrid is survived by Son, Leo (Tudy) Madrid and his daughter Ruthanne Madrid, grandchild Antoinette Madrid. Son, Mike Madrid, wife Sella Madrid and his children, Eric Madrid, Paul Madrid and Gino Madrid. Daughter Evelyn Ruth Pacheco, husband Fred Pacheco and her children Esteban Pacheco and his wife Regina Pacheco,  and Andrew P. Pacheco.  Son Leonard Madrid, wife Sharon Madrid and his children Alexis Madrid, Joshua Madrid, and Ameresse Madrid.   Daughter, Elizabeth Madrid and her children, daughter, Leigh Anne Perdomo, Son,  Julian Perdomo and wife Courtney Perdomo, her daughter Taylor Brook Araoz and husband Anthony Araoz with Great Grandchild Haight-Ashbury Hendrix Araoz.

Ruth Madrid is preceded by her daughter, Diane Lucero – who is survived by her son Levi Lucero, and his children Gabriel Bernal-Lucero, Elijah Bernal-Lucero and Levi Jr. Bernal-Lucero. 

Ruth Madrid was a compassionate spirit whose passion was caring for others.  She volunteered at Dolores Gonzales Elementary School as a “grandma” in classes who touched many hearts in neighborhood of Barelas. 

The family of Ruth Madrid wishes to extend our sincere thanks to all who loved Grandma Ruth “Ol Blue Eye’s”.  You will be missed and cherished through your legacy; we love you and will think of you always.  Until we meet again.   She will be buried alongside her Husband, at the Santa Fe National Cemetery later.

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We are deeply sorry for your loss ~ the staff at Riverside Funeral Home of Albuquerque