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Former assemblyman Ira Ruskin diagnosed with malignant tumor

Original post made on May 29, 2011

Former state Assemblyman Ira Ruskin, who represented Palo Alto for six years before terming out last year, has been diagnosed with a brain tumor and is halting his political career. Ruskin, 67, said he was advised by his doctors that the tumor, while not curable, is containable.

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Comments (2)

Posted by Sylvia, a resident of Midtown
on May 29, 2011 at 7:34 pm

So sorry to hear this about Ira Ruskin. He is a good man, and it's a shame he's had to give up his political career, for a while at least. I hope his prognosis is good and that his treatment is successful.


Posted by Moi, a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Jun 2, 2011 at 11:21 pm

Sad news. I wish Mr. Ruskin the best that can be. And I thank him for serving us all.


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