Howard Ruddell

SEATTLE - Howard Ruddell, an automobile dealer since 1976, died Nov. 17. He was 55.

Ruddell, who began working at age 11 at his father's new-car business, opened his own used-car store 25 years ago. In 1981, he acquired the dealership that later became Ruddell Auto Mall in Port Angeles, Wash., with Pontiac, Buick, Cadillac, GMC and Mazda franchises.

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