MADRID - Retired State Trooper, Clifford J. "Cliff" Caruth, 71, joined his true love, Donna in Heaven on Tuesday, December 4, 2012 at Bright Kavanagh House in Des Moines. In agreement with Clifford's wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service celebrating his life will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, December 8, at Iles Funeral Homes, Sundberg-Kirkpatrick Chapel in Madrid. Interment will follow at Hopkins Grove U. B. Cemetery, rural Madrid.