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Obituaries

August 31, 2013

Tracy Caruth

Tracy Wynn Caruth, born Nov. 8, 1962, in Hialeah, Fla., passed away Aug. 29, 2013, in Lone Oak. 

She was preceded in death by her father, James W. Schnupp. 

She is survived by her husband of 21 years, Robert M. Caruth; her mother, Leda Schnupp; sisters Deborah Nevin and Gretchen Schnupp; nieces Raiha Bailey and Courtney Bailey; nephews Jonathan Bailey and Joseph Vanstraelen and her five cousins.

Tracy was a highly accomplished horse breeder, holding Arabian and Half Arabian breeder of the year for several years running. Her passion was breeding and showing horses which she did for more than 30 years.

She held championships in every division of the show arena from the U.S. to Canada. To truly know this incredible lady you must see her website — www.carutharaibians.com. 

Her philanthropic spirit has touched countless people, and her legacy will live on.

Tracy was well known for her giving of time and efforts to help others and earned the title of “Princess of Philanthropy” for her work with the Black Stallion Literacy Program.

Any youth program that needed help knew that she would be there anytime. Her efforts for a Dallas Horse Park are well known but also her work with the Dallas Police Mounted Unit will be her legacy.

The family will receive visitors from 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at Sparkman-Hillcrest Funeral Home, 7405 W. Northwest Highway in Dallas (214-363-5401).

Funeral services will be held at noon Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Pallbearers will be the Dallas Police Mounted Unit.

In lieu of flowers donations are requested be made to The Dallas Police Mounted Unit, Attn: Sgt. Michael Hunter, 214-986-3942, or The Lone Oak Police Department, PO Box 127, Lone Oak Texas 75453

Online condolences may be made at www.sparkman-hillcrest.com

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