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Rudy Staples is a man from Arizona who befriends Kristy Thomas in Baby-sitters on Board!.

Biography[]

Mallory Pike first notices him staring out at the ocean when she's spying on people. Rudy meets Kristy Thomas when he sits down next to her on the pool deck. He appears to be grouchy and sad at first. He and Kristy talk about a familiar book, before she starts telling him about herself and vice versa. Rudy and Kristy played games in the game room and he taught her how to play shuffleboard. Rudy helps Kristy talk about her fight with Dawn.

He and his wife played lawn bowling and golf together before she died two months prior. Rudy had taken this trip to get away from his memories and a change of pace.

Trivia[]

  • His wifes favorite book is Pride and Prejudice and he enjoys The Mayor of Casterbridge.
  • He has six grandchildren (all boys) and gets them souvenirs at Disney World.
  • Kristy wants to set him up with Nannie.
  • Rudy's grandson Zach is about Kristy's age but he lives in Seattle.
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