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Arleen Ruth Ferguson

December 29, 1944 June 26, 2018
Arleen Ruth  Ferguson
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Obituary for Arleen Ruth Ferguson

Arleen Ruth Ferguson, 73, of Elk Grove, CA, passed away in her home on June 26th, 2018.
The memorial service will be held at 1pm on July 7th, 2018 at Light of the Valley Lutheran Church in Elk Grove. Pastor Jay Reed will be officiating.
Arleen was born in San Francisco, California, on December 29th, 1944 to Edward Pietz and Bernice Hinsch Pietz. She was the youngest of two children.
Arleen graduated from Abraham Lincoln High School and continued on to the University of California, Berkeley for prerequisite courses before completing her doctorate of pharmacy from University of California, San Francisco.
Arleen raised her family in Castro Valley, CA, and worked as a pharmacist for over 40 years. She spent the majority of her career at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center, Berkeley. She was a dedicated pharmacist with a passion for helping others.
Arleen was married to James Albert Ferguson on May 20th, 1988. They just celebrated their 30 year anniversary together with family.
Arleen was a gracious and giving woman who enjoyed hosting gatherings with family and friends, where love and laughter were ever present.
Arleen will be faithfully remembered by her husband, James. She will be lovingly remembered by her children, Karen, Dana and Ryan, her son-in-laws Bryce and Jason, her grandchildren, Justin, Zachary, Braden, Brooke and Derek and her nieces and grandnieces and grandnephews. Arleen was preceded in death by her parents, Ed and Bernice, and her older sister, Marilyn, and twin brothers that died at birth.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in support of a rare neurodegenerative disease, Progressive Supranuclear Palsy, to CurePSP:
Online donation at
Or checks may be mailed to:
1206 York Road, Suite L-4
Lutherville, MD 21093

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1:00 PM 7/7/2018 1:00:00 PM
Light of the Valley Lutheran Church

9270 Bruceville Road
Elk Grove, , CA 95758

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Light of the Valley Lutheran Church
9270 Bruceville Road Elk Grove, 95758 CA
United States

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