Thomas Joseph Ruane
1954 — 2023
Thomas Joseph Ruane Born August 25, 1954 and died July 19, 2023 Son of Gertrude Ann Ruane (Cantu) and Joseph John Ruane Bachelor's Degree in English (Creative Writing) from SUNY New Paltz in 1970 and Master's Degree in Computer Science from Union College in 1980. Tom was a Programmer at IBM, Poughkeepsie NY. Over his 43 years at IBM, Tom worked with many different divisions, ranging from tools development to hardware verification. He was essential in the design of the testing environment used across many IBM projects. Tom immersed himself into his assignments, learning new methodologies and consistently proud of his achievements. Always optimistic, Tom brought a brightness to a place...