Tribute planned for fallen Lawrence, MA, DPW worker

Marcos “Tony” Antonio Ruiz, of Methuen, MA, passed away on January 15, 2020 in Lawrence while performing road work. Ruiz, 52, was a longtime employee of the City of Lawrence Department of Public Works. Read his obituary here.

APWA, Essex County Highway Association and other public works associations and agencies plan to pay tribute to Ruiz on January 23, the day of his funeral. Vehicles from local agencies will join the procession to recognize Ruiz for his dedicated service to the public works profession and the City of Lawrence.