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The Proudy: The Death Of Ruby Darrow

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From then on, suffering from arterial blockages and damage from earlier heart trouble, Darrow began displaying significant signs of senility; Ruby was essentially caring for an invalid. He died on March 13, 1938 at age 80. A memorial service was held at Bond Chapel at the University of Chicago, where thousands paid their last respects to him. Among the throng were even some people he had wronged. Yet they were there to offer a tribute to a unique spirit.
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