In Memorial

Ruthi B. Buchanan

Date of Death: December 6th, 2018
28 in Kislev 5779


Ruthi Buchanan (nee Gelfand), age 71, adored daughter of the late Dr. Leonard and Trudy Gelfand; beloved wife of Ronald Buchanan, happily married for over 49 years; loving mother of Bradley (Lisa) Buchanan; cherished grandmother of Rachel; much loved sister of Sandi (Nat) Gershman; treasured aunt to many nieces and nephews. Ruthi had a great passion for opera, the arts and was a tireless advocate for many causes. Chapel service Sunday, December 9, 2:30 PM at Shalom Memorial Funeral Home, 1700 W. Rand Road, Arlington Heights. Interment at Shalom Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Crohns and Colitis Foundation or Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park. Information and condolences: 847-255-3520 or

Service Information

Service : Sunday, December 9th at 2:30 pm
Service Location: Shalom Chapel Service - Shalom Memorial Funeral Home

Shalom Memorial Park
1700 W. Rand Road
Arlington Heights

Shiva Information

At the home of Bradley and Lisa Buchanan
2408 Happy Hollow Road
Glenview, Illinois 60026

Following the service until 9 PM
Monday 5 until 9 PM

Crohn's & Colitis Foundation
Illinois Carol Fisher Chapter
2200 East Devon Avenue Suite 392
Des Plaines, Illinois 60018
(847) 827-0404
Skokie Northshore Sculpture Park
P.O. Box 692
Skokie, Illinois 60076-0692
(847) 679-4265

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Yahrzeit Dates For Ruthi B. Buchanan

Tradition directs us in the evening before the Yahrzeit dates listed below, the anniversary of our loved one's day of death, we are to kindle a candle in our homes as a reminder of their place in our hearts.

Gregorian Date
28th of Kislev 578012/26/2019
28th of Kislev 578112/14/2020
28th of Kislev 578212/2/2021
28th of Kislev 578312/22/2022
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