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Ruby Boundy

Ruby Naomi “Granny” Boundy died Feb. 8 at her home in Grass Valley after an extended illness. She was 91.

Visitation for family and friends will be held from noon to 7 p.m., Friday, Feb. 15, at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary in Nevada City. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, Feb. 16, at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. Pastor Andy Owens will officiate. A reception will immediately follow the services at the reception hall at Hooper and Weaver Mortuary. Private graveside services will be held later at Greenwood Memorial Gardens Cemetery in Grass Valley.



Mrs. Boundy was born May 4, 1916, in Grass Valley. She attended local schools and raised her family in Grass Valley. She went on to become a nurse, working at the Nevada County Hospital and Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital for 47 years.

She enjoyed gambling trips to North Shore/Reno and did extensive traveling with her family and friends, including a trip to Red Ruth, England, and the home of her father to visit family. She will be remembered by many as “Granny,” the person who loved everyone.




Her family would like to thank Dr. Newson, Dr. Campbell and Dr. Malvehy, and the staff at Sierra Nevada Cancer Center and the Hospice nursing staff for their care and support.

Mrs. Boundy is survived by her son and daughter-in-law, William “Bill” and Janet Boundy, of Grass Valley; daughters and sons-in-law Joyce and Edward “Eddie” Bianchi, of Sacramento, and Carleen and Albert “Al” Banuuelos, of Red Bluff; 10 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; many nieces and nephews and numerous friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, William and Beatrice (Tippett) Simmons; husband, Arthur “Art” Boundy; daughter, Carol Lee Pascoe; sisters Sara Jane Opal Wasley and Alveria “V” McGuire and brother, Albert Phillip Simmons.

Memorial contributions may be made to the Sierra Nevada Cancer Center of Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital, 155 Glasson Way in Grass Valley, or Hospice of the Foothills, 2399 Nevada City Highway in Grass Valley.

Arrangements are under the direction of Hooper and Weaver Mortuary.


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