County Seat Newspaper
of Clare County

Ruby Foss Alexander

September 25. 1933-March 7, 2024


Ruby (Foss) Alexander was born September 25, 1933, to Ernest and Hazel Foss of Clare, Michigan. She was the youngest and only girl of five. She adored and looked up to her older brothers Ed, Doughy (Clair), Jack and Cal. Ruby loved to live life to the fullest and enjoyed going on adventures with family and friends. After spending most of her life in Clare, Michigan, Ruby moved to Tucson, Arizona, in 2009 and then to Park City, Utah, in 2021.

She departed this beautiful world on March 7, 2024, surrounded by family at her Park City, Utah, home. She was met by her parents, brothers, and daughter Holly (Waters) Nelson. She leaves behind her daughters Sue (Alexander) May, Laurie Alexander, and Amy Alexander as well as 8 grandchildren and 15 great grandchildren.

We promised Ruby we would continue her adventures, so please join us for her celebration of life on Saturday, August 3, from 12-4 p.m. at 424 Wilcox Parkway, Clare, Michigan.