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Ralph Shabazian
January 8, 2022

It is with sadness that we write that Ralph Shabazian passed away on Saturday, January 8, 2022.

He attended Turlock schools and graduated from Turlock High School in 1951.

Ralph spent his working career in the men’s clothing business, beginning while a senior in high school at the Turlock Toggery until its closing in 1988. He retired from Rossinis Menswear in Modesto.

Ralph had many passions. He was an avid reader, enjoyed music from the 40s, opera, playing tennis, and white water rafting.

When asked why he never married, he would reply, “The girls ran faster than I did… and I couldn’t catch them.”

Ralph leaves behind a sister, Signe Crutcher; a younger brother, Armen Shabazian; and a younger sister, Rosemary Selland; along with many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

Ralph was soft-spoken, a classy guy, and always a gentleman. He will be missed by sooooooo many!

Per Ralph’s request, no services will be held.