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Christy Lee Ruffner

March 12, 1960 — October 24, 2021

RUFFNER, Christy Lee, age 61, of Kettering, passed away peacefully Sunday, October 24, 2021. Christy was born March 12, 1960 to Harry and Linda (Meixner) Keifer. A graduate of Fairmont East High School in 1978, she earned her Associate’s Degree from Sinclair, where she was also a member of the volleyball team. Christy worked as a contractor for WPAFB, where she worked as a technical writer and business manager. She attended the Christian Science Church her whole life, and volunteered her time answering phones at the Dayton PBS Station Telethon as a member of the Women’s Junior League. Christy was a constant presence in the lives of her niece and nephews. She had many close friends who she deeply cared for. She loved to travel, especially to the beach. She attended many music concerts as well as the Broadway series. Christy was a selfless, generous, funny, and kindhearted daughter, sister, and aunt. She had a knack for making everyone feel special.

She is preceded in death by her mother. Christy is survived by her father; siblings, Monica (Rob) Saxton, Lisa (Grant) Chambers, and Scott (Cynthia) Keifer; niece and nephews, Kyle, Bret, Keifer, Troy, Levi, Sarah, and Ryan; and beloved English Bulldog, Lola. Family will greet friends Thursday, October 28 from 4:00pm-5:30pm at Routsong Funeral Home, 2100 E. Stroop Rd., Kettering. Memorial Services will begin at 5:30pm at the funeral home.

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