Roll of Honor

Frumencio Ruiz Carapia

  • Firefighter/Squad Boss
  • GE Forestry, Inc.
  • Oregon
  • Age: 56
  • Year of Death: 2021

Frumencio was a very cheerful person, a person who liked to joke around. He loved his job and working outdoors. He migrated to the United States in 1985. Frumencio died on August 23, 2021, in a line-of-duty accident at the age 56. He was a wildland firefighter for over 20 years.

Frumencio was born in a small town in the state of Queretaro, Mexico. He would always tell stories about his childhood, when he would get up early before school to help his father with the cornfields and the farm animals. After helping his father, he would head home and get ready to go to school. He was only able to finish middle school. When he was young, he loved to play soccer and was part of a soccer team.

Frumencio was an outdoor person who loved fishing. Every time he had the chance to go fishing, he would go with his sons and friends. He found fishing quite relaxing.

Frumencio was an amazing father, husband, and son. He was a father of four and grandfather of two. Even though he was far from his mother, he made sure she had everything she needed. He had plans to spend a couple of months in Mexico with his mother and come back at the beginning of 2022, but his life was cut off short before he was able to fulfill it.

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