Ruperto Diaz Garcia, passed away peacefully in his sleep May 28th, 2022, the night after blowing out his 83rd Birthday candle. Left to cherish his memory are his wife Maria Columba whom he always lovingly called Gloria, and their children Columba Odette and Estuardo Irving, and his wife Anna and their daughter Elsa and many close friends who were like family to him. There will be a viewing on Friday, June 3rd, 2022, at 3:00 pm with some simple words to honor him at 4pm. Please join to support the family in their grief at Crippen Mourtuary at 2900 Honolulu Ave, Glendale, CA 91214. A farewell reception will follow at his home afterwards.