Elijah Dean Goodwin-Ruiz infant son of Samuel Goodwin and Caitlin Ruiz passed away on Sunday, April 4, 2021. Visitation will be held on Saturday, April 10, 2021 from 2-4 PM at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home in Cedar Rapids.
Following the continued guidance from health officials, physical distancing must be practiced which requires a limited number of people allowed into the visitation at one time. The use of facemasks or shields is required.
Elijah was born on March 16, 2021 at Mercy Medical Center in Cedar Rapids. He was a loving son and will be deeply missed by all.
Survivors include his parents Samuel and Caitlin of Marion, grandparents Steve (Julie) Ruiz of Marion, great-grandparents Mary Shea of Cedar Rapids, Daisy Goodwin of Cedar Rapids, and Jane (Lazaro) Ruiz of Cedar Rapids, uncles Danny, Tyler, Bryce, and aunt Shelby. Elijah is also survived by his great aunts, great uncles, and other relatives.
Preceding him in death were grandfathers Dan Shea and Fred Dennis and uncle Brandon Ruiz.
A memorial fund has been established contributions may be sent to the Help Elijah Goodwin Ruiz : memorial loss fundraiser on Facebook.