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Harold Rexford Ruettinger D.O.

May 12, 1958 ~ May 26, 2020 (age 62) 62 Years Old
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RUETTINGER, DO, Harold Rexford - Age 62, died Tuesday, May 26, 2020.  Cremation has taken place and a memorial service will take place at a later date.  Those desiring may make contributions to the ASPCA ( 

Harold was born May 12, 1958 in Detroit, the son of Harold and Helen (Svalya) Ruettinger.  He was a 1976 graduate of Warren High School, he then attended Wayne State University and Oakland University, before receiving his degree in 1985 from Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Harold led a distinguished Dearborn Heights based practice and ascended to serve as the Chief Medical Officer of Garden City Hospital over a remarkable 35 year career. His selflessness, wisdom, charm, kindness and ever-present commitment to his chosen profession highlights his rare talents and devotion to achieving the best for both his patients and fellow colleagues. 

Surviving are: his wife, Lisa; daughter, Megan and husband Michael Byrne of Bloomfield Hills; and son, Aaron Ruettinger of Oak Park.  He was preceded in death by his parents.  Tributes may be shared at

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