In Memory of




Obituary for Susan Ruchman (Gardner)


Susan Ruchman (nee Gardner) passed away on June 18th, 2022 surrounded by family. She was born on June 2nd, 1943 in New York. Sue is survived by Bobby, beloved husband of 58 years, loving children Jonathan (Eileen) and Adam (Miriam), adoring grandchildren Ali, Maya, Jessie, and Ari, devoted brother Dr. Laurence Gardner (Behna) and extended family/friends who will miss her profoundly. She was predeceased by parents Morris and Alice Gardner. Sue made a monumental difference in the lives of so many people--family, friends, patients, and community. She did everything she could to make people happy. Her legacy will live on through her family. A service was held on June 20th. Donations can be made to Grossmont Hospital Foundation in San Diego, CA.