Leslie Ann Hendricks Ruff, 41, died at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2006, in the University of Tennessee Medical center following a battle with cancer.
She was born Dec. 26, 1965, in Whittier, Calif. She came to Indiana in 1973 where she stayed until after she graduated in 1984 from Brazil High School. Leslie then moved back to California, where she met her husband, Rick. They then moved to Tennessee where they made their home.
Leslie is survived by her husband, Rick; three children, Adam, Sampson, Lindsey, all of Tennessee; her parents, Phil and Francine Henricks, of California; three brothers, Philip Hendricks, Tom Hendricks and wife, Kyla, of California, Danny Hendricks and wife, Maggie, of Tennessee; one sister, Francine Lujan, and husband, Silverio, of California; aunts, Diane Neice and husband, Richard, of Brazil, Ind., Linda Dugan and husband, Johnny, of California; one uncle, Mike Landino, of Colorado; several nieces; nephews; and cousins.
There will be a private memorial for Leslie, with cremation following.
If friends so desire, expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation to your local cancer society.