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Bench donated in honor of man that passed away

Posted at 10:19 PM, Jul 08, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-09 12:27:40-04

A family donated a bench in their son's honor to the city of Tucson at Ft. Lowell Park by the pond on Friday.

Last year 18-year-old Eric Ruboyianes passed away because of a blood clot. 

He was a freshman at the University of Arizona and graduated in 2015 from Catalina Foothills High School. 

His parents wanted a place where he could be remembered. 

As a child Eric loved to feed the ducks at Ft. Lowell Park and that's why they picked this location. 

A few dozen people attended the unveiling of the bench and released balloons.