Tiffany Rutter

Date of Birth

Dec 14,1974

Date of Death

Oct 17,2005

TIFFANY RUTTERAge 30, of South Elgin, died unexpectedly Monday, October 17, 2005 at St. Joseph Hospital, Elgin, following complications from a seizure. BORN: She was born December 14, 1974 in Geneva, IL, the daughter of Paul and Regina Zuwala Rutter.EARLY YEARS – EDUCATIONWhen she was four, her family moved to Elburn where Tiffany attended Kaneland Schools and graduated with the class of 1993. She went on to attend Northern Illinois University with scholarships from the Louise Gustafson Foundation and Representative Patricia Reid Linder. She graduated in 1997 with a degree in accounting. Shortly after graduation, Tiffany became a CPA and was a member of PETA. EMPLOYMENT / RESIDENTIAL HISTORY: For the past four years, she was employed with the Career Education Corporation as a senior financial analyst. In 2002, Tiffany purchased a home in South Elgin where she lived with her three cats.LIFE NOTES Tiffany was a person of exceptional gifts and talents, all of which were fueled by her exuberant energy and beautiful heart. Tiffany loved adventure. Some of her favorite hobbies included: skydiving and scuba diving. From heights above the clouds to the depths of beautiful coral reefs, her adventurous spirit thrilled to the beauty and wonder of the world around her. Tiffany also had a unique and wonderful gift for entertaining those around her with hilarious stories and strong opinions on just about everything. There was never a dull moment when Tiffany was around. Passionate about animals, her heart went out to the injured and abandoned and she loved and cared for many. SURVIVORS She is survived by her parents, Paul and Regina Rutter of Elburn, ILOne brother, Mike (Kristy) Rutter of Hoffman Estates, IL (and their daughter, Holland)One sister, Kim (David) McCarthy of Olathe, KS, (and their sons, Callahan and Mason)Her grandmother, Goldie Rutter of Villa Park, IL andHer boyfriend and best friend Brett Eliel.PRECEDED She is preceded in death by her Maternal grandparents, Ed and Virginia Zuwala and her paternal grandfather, Paul Rutter Sr.MEMORIAL A memorial has been established in her name to benefit her favorite charities. Memorial checks may be made to the Tiffany Rutter Memorial and mailed in care of P.O. Box 66, Elburn, IL 60119. Tributes and memories may also be sent to the family at the same address or forwarded via e-mail through her obituary at Family email address :

VISITATION / FUNERAL Visitation Thursday evening, October 20, 2005 from 4-8pm at Conley Funeral Home, 116 W. Pierce St., Elburn. Wake services will conclude the evening at 8pm. Her funeral mass will follow Friday at 10:30 am St. Gall Church, Elburn. Fr. Karl Ganss will officiate.

Cremation and private family committal services will follow later.

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