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Juan Torruella cause of death – Juan Torruella dead : obituary – tributes

  • Date of death: October 26, 2020
  • Age: 87-year-old
  • Cause of death: unconfirmed

How did Juan Torruella die? Cause of death

First Circuit Judge Juan R. Torruella died today, court says. He was 87. Torruella served in the federal judiciary for more than four decades as an appeals and district court judge.

His death creates a vacancy on the Boston-based circuit.

Juan Torruella Obituary, funeral arrangement, any GoFundMe page

The family are yet to make public the obituary and funeral arrangements.

We are unable to confirm if a GoFundMe was created by the family/friends of the deceased at the time of this publication.

This post will be updated with more information as they are made available and public.

Juan Torruella tributes

Family, friends and loved ones of the deceased have taken to their social media pages to share tributes, kind words and prayer.

Our best wishes and love to the deceased’s family and friends.

Cate Long wrote;

Very sad day for Puerto Rico and US jurisprudence as First Circuit Judge Juan R. Torruella passes away.

Robby CortésFlag of Puerto Rico wrote;

Judges of the U.S. District Court for the District of #PuertoRico mourn the passing of Judge Juan R. Torruella. President Ronald Regan nominated him in 1984 to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the First Circuit where he served for 38 years, and as its chief judge from 1994 to 2001.

Chris Villani wrote;

1st Circuit Judge Juan Torruella, a Reagan appointee with more than four decades on the federal bench, has died at the age of 87.

US Atty Andrew Lelling: “He was a strong advocate for the rights of Puerto Ricans & spent his career advocating for their rights as U.S. citizens”

Please write your tributes and kind words in the comment section below.

One Reply to “Juan Torruella Death : 1st Circuit Judge Juan Torruella dead”

  1. Roberto C. Lopez

    Nuestro mas sentido pesame a su esposa Judith y su familia. Sentida perdida para Puerto Rico que ha perdido un Letrado defensor de todas las causas justas, especialmente para Puerto Rico. Tuve el privilegio de trabajar a su lado en varias Asociaciones en el deporte de la vela.
    No solo fue un gran competidor, sino tambien un gran ser humano. Que en paz descanse.


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