Luis Carlos Ruan

Bakersfield, California

April 20, 2020

Age Military Rank Unit/Location
23 Marine Cpl

 

 

From NBC KGET kget.com  04/29/20

Soldierís remains escorted to Greenlawn Cemetery Southwest 
by: Jose Franco
Posted: Apr 29, 2020 / 11:27 PM PDT / Updated: Aug 7, 2020 / 09:36 PM PDT

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (KGET) ó The community held a special homecoming Wednesday for a local soldier who died more than a year after a devastating accident in New Mexico.
The remains of 23-year-old Luis Ruan were escorted to Greenlawn Cemetery Southwest by the Bakersfield Freedom Riders and the Patriot Guard Riders.
Ruanís family says he graduated from Taft Union High School in 2015 and joined the Army the following year. He was stationed at Ft. Bliss in Texas. Ruanís sister says he was in a stryker accident in January 2019 while heading home from training.
Ruanís family says Luis joined the Army because he wanted a better future and to serve the country.

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