Angel Ruiz born 1867 died 1937-buried at Holy Cross Cemetery at 4470 Hilltop Drive,San Diego,Calif.
ARTICLE IN THE SAN DIEGO UNION [San Diego,California] dated SUNDAY MORNING MARCH 28,1937
PATIENT,71,READY TO QUIT HOSPITAL,LEAPS TO DEATH
After 8 days of treatment,Angel Ruiz Quintero,71,was ready to be sent from county hospital yesterday afternoon to his home on Logan Avenue.He signed discharge papers.
A county welfare worker was to come to the hospital to drive him home.He waited and waited....
...Quintero walked down a hall and into a room.He was missed a few minutes later and nurses started a search.
It ended three stories below where Quintero's crushed and battered body lay on the pavement.
He had pushed up a window in the room and crawled through and jumped ...
Internes hurried him to a ward and administered first aid treatment but Quintero died three hours later...
The body was sent to Goodbody's Ivy chapel. No inquest will be held.
This was my greatgrandfather--- R.I.P.