Dennis B. Ruggles, 58, of 30 Cresent Lane, Goffstown, NH died on December 15, 2000 at Elliot Hospital in Manchester after a lengthy illness. Mr. Ruggles was born on July 16, 1942 in New York, New York, the son of Melville Ruggles and the late Alice (Bonar) Ruggles. For the past years he was a data processor for Applied Micro Systems in Manchester and prior to that Mr. Ruggles was a self employed contractor throughout NH and MA. He had a passion for flying private aircraft's and was quite an accomplished pilot. Family members include; one son, Nathan Ruggles of Henniker; one daughter, Aileen Ruggles of Washington, NH; his father, Melville Ruggles of Manchester; and one niece. There will be a memorial gathering on Tuesday, December 19, 2000 at the Society for the Protection of NH's Forests, 54 Portsmouth Street in Concord at 2:00 PM. In lieu of flowers donation may be made in his name to SPCA, 54 Portsmouth Street, Concord, NH 03301.